Stool transplantation for Clostridia difficile infection! Why in the world would you do that doctor?
Clostridia difficile infection (CDI) is epidemic in the United States with more than 300,000 new cases per year and 25,000 deaths per year. Although treatable with antibiotics, recurrent CDI is debilitating, costly and lethal. Recurrent CDI often does not resolve with antibiotic use, prompting unconventional measures such as stool transplantation or fecal microbiota transplantation [...]