Wednesday, January 8, 2014

You’ll never believe what doctors are using to fight gut infections: Fecal transplants


The mere thought of a fecal transplant — the transfer of beneficial bacteria from the colon of one person into the colon of another — is just plain yucky. But for people with bowel infections — particularly those caused by the pernicious Clostridium difficile, or C.


http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/youll-never-believe-what-doctors-are-using-to-fight-gut-infections-fecal-transplants/2014/01/06/24f36388-724a-11e3-9389-09ef9944065e_story.html