A proportion of non-responders to faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) for recurrent C. difficile infection probably have a post-infectious IBS rather than the intestinal infection. A US study of 135 FMT non-responders found only 30% of patients were assessed for post-infectious IBS. Commenting on the study, Professor Jane Andrews said the findings suggest accuracy in the ...
FMT non-responders might be C. diff pretenders
By Mardi Chapman
5 Sep 2017