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Donor faeces for recurrent Clostridium difficile diarrhoea?

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 23 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f376

A small trial from the Netherlands suggests that duodenal infusions of healthy human faeces could be an effective treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile diarrhoea. Just 43 patients had been recruited when a data monitoring board stopped the trial early because control treatments looked so ineffective. All …

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