• Immunoassay helps limit overdiagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection

    One year ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    The recently published study by Brumbaugh et al1 summarized their retrospective experience with intragastric fecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in 42 children. The authors noted a much lower response rate of FMT in children with inflammatory bowel disease , 54% , compared with 94% (16) success in otherwise-healthy children.
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