Fecal transplants provide relief for C. diff patients

A 77-year-old Minnesota woman, the first Sanford Health patient given a fecal transplant to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile infection, says she has had four months of peace since having the procedure. While most fecal transplant patients get donated stool from a relative or friend, for those who do not have that option, Emory University medical resident Dr. Hunter Johnson has been donating his stool samples for the procedure.

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