C. difficile infection recurrence after FMT higher than previously reported in IBD

CHICAGO — More than 20% of patients with inflammatory bowel disease experienced recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection 1 year after fecal microbiota transplantation, according to data presented at Digestive Disease Week.“While there are data on the short-term efficacy of FMT for eradicating C. diff infections in patients with IBD, there is less known about longer-term outcomes,” Edward V. Loftus Jr., MD, the Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family Professor of Gastroenterology at the Mayo Clinic, told Healio. “We assessed our experience with longer follow-up time, focusedRead More

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