gastroenterology
IBD

Virome may be just as important as microbiome for FMT success

Restoration of the gut virome may be as important as restoration of the bacterial microbiome in the management of Clostridium difficle infections (CDI) via faecal microbiota transplants (FMT). According to a preliminary Chinese study of 24 patients with CDI and 20 healthy controls, CDI is characterised by enteric virome dysbiosis. Amongst other changes, faecal samples ...

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