FMT safety wake up call after E. coli sepsis death linked to donor

The sepsis death of a recipient of Faecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) that contained an extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)–producing E. coli strain should be a warning against complacency on risks, according to US researchers. The death was one of two serious cases of infections reported from a single FMT donor whose samples were subsequently found to contain the same strains ...

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