FMT appears safe long term for recurrent C. diff

Fecal microbiota transplantation appeared safe with low risk for transmission of infection in patients with recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection, according to study results.“With the expanding use of FMT in clinical practice, there are legitimate concerns about the short- and long-term safety of FMT,” Sahil Khanna, MBBS, MS, from the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues wrote. “Recently, the FDA issued safety alerts following reports of serious adverse events due to transmission of enteric pathogens.“TheseRead More

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