The death of one patient and the severe illness of another after contracting a drug resistant strain of E.coli following a faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) in the US has been described as ‘tragic and probably preventable’ by an Australian gastroenterologist who says the case highlights the need for national FMT screening criteria. A safety alert ...
Reassurance on FMT safety after US alert
By Sunalie Silva
27 Jun 2019