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Physicians complete guidelines for stool banks
10/9/2019

As physicians are using fecal microbiota transplant treatments more often, guidelines for banking the stools used in the treatments were created by an international group of physicians, according to a report published in Gut. "It is widely accepted that FMT is now a mainstream therapy for refractory, recurrent [Clostridium difficile], but stool-related products should be prepared just like blood-related products in terms of rigorous donor testing, material handling and storage," said Monika Fischer, MD, MS, a gastroenterologist at Indiana University Health, who was involved in developing the guidelines.

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