Fecal microbiota transplantation for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea

Nathaniel A. Cohen, Ronen Ben Ami, Hanan Guzner-Gur, Moshe E. Santo, Zamir Halpern, Nitsan Maharshak*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea is a problem most hospital-based physicians will face in their career. This review aims to refresh current knowledge with regard to Clostridium difficile infection and bring physicians up to date with the latest developments in the growing field of fecal microbiota transplantation, the benefits it offers, and the promise this and other developments hold for the future.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)510-514
Number of pages5
JournalIsrael Medical Association Journal
Volume17
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1 Aug 2015

Keywords

  • Bacteriotherapy
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Diarrhea
  • Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT)
  • Gut microbiome

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