Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Program
According to Rohike and Stollman (2012), fecal microbiotic transplantation (FMT) first was used in 1958, as a treatment option for patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhea. However, the procedure was rarely performed or used in medical practice in the United States and in other countries. Because of increasing incidences and severity of CDI, FMT has gain acceptance as a quick and inexpensive treatment option (Brandt, 2012) for recurrent CDI. FMT involves the instillation of fecal material from a healthy individual into the intestinal track of a patient with recurrent CDI. Fecal material can be administered via endoscopy and colon...
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