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What is a Fecal Transplant?

During a fecal transplant (also called bacteriotherapy), stool is removed from a healthy subject, sanitized, and transferred to a patient suffering from persistent C. difficile colitis. If repeated antibiotic use has eliminated the “good” bacteria from the gastrointestinal tract, bacteriotherapy can restore balance.

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Who Needs a Fecal Transplant?

Patients with frequent bacterial C. difficile infections.

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