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FDA Halts Fecal Transplant Trials After Patient Dies

Futurism Friday, 14 June 2019 ()
FDA Halts Fecal Transplant Trials After Patient DiesFecal transplants are experimental procedures in which doctors use stool from a healthy donor to treat a person who’s own gut bacteria has been thrown off balance. The procedure has shown significant promise for treating various health issues, but now, an immuno-compromised patient who received a fecal transplant for an undisclosed reason has […]

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The genuinely promising medical treatment of a fecal transplant may come with more serious risks than previously thought. This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the treatment, after receiving reports of two people coming down with serious drug-resistant infections...

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Patient killed by superbug found in 'Donated' stool transplant [Video]Patient killed by superbug found in 'Donated' stool transplant

The genuinely promising medical treatment of a fecal transplant may come with more serious risks than previously thought. This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the..

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Fecal Transplant Is Linked to a Patient’s Death, the F.D.A. Warns

The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until researchers...
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FDA issues warning after patient dies from fecal transplant containing drug-resistant bacteria

Two adults with comprised immune systems who received a transplant from the same donor developed invasive infections, the FDA warned.
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