Gastroenterologists in the US have developed a tracking model that can predict which bacterial strains will engraft successfully after faecal microorganism transplant. Using genetic sequencing in 20 patients with C. difficile infection who received therapeutic FMT, they analysed the strains of bacteria in the gut microbiota of donors and recipients before and four months after ...
Strain tracking will improve bacterial engraft success in FMT
By Michael Woodhead
16 Feb 2018