fecal microbiota

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  • They observed changes in composition of fecal microbiota, which they described as "transformation of the intestinal flora".
  • Fecal Microbiota Transplantation is being increasingly used in clinical practice and, since complications of FMT are rare, its use is likely to increase.
  • The fecal microbiota infusions can be administered via various routes depending on suitability and ease, although enema infusion is perhaps the simplest.
  • Individuals whose onset of ulcerative colitis is associated with antibiotic use or colonic infection are the most likely to benefit from fecal microbiota transplant.
  • Their fecal microbiota is transplanted into germ-free mouse and, interestingly, the phenotype in mouse-model corresponds to that in human.
  • Because the procedure involves the complete restoration of the entire fecal microbiota, not just a single agent or combination of agents, these terms have now been replaced by the new term 'Fecal Microbiota Transplantation'.
  • There is evidence from case series of patients with ulcerative colitis responding favourably to fecal microbiota transplant with cure or significant remission persisting for up to 13 years post treatment.
  • It has now been recommended that endoscopic Fecal Microbiota Transplantation be elevated to first-line treatment for patients with clinical deterioration and severe relapsing C. difficile infection.
  • An uncontrolled study of 60 CFS affected individuals who were given fecal microbiota transplant and followed up 15-20 years later 50 percent had significant improvement of symptoms.
  • Another study involving treating chronic fatigue syndrome affected individuals with fecal microbiota transplant therapy and following the trial subjects over a period of 11-28 months found that 41 percent achieved persistent relief of symptoms.
  • Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) also known as a stool transplant is the process of transplantation of fecal bacteria from a healthy individual into a recipient.
  • OpenBiome is a public stool bank that provides frozen preparations of screened and filtered human stool for use in Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) therapies.
  • A randomised study published in the New England Medical Journal in January 2013 reported a 94% cure rate of pseudomembranous colitis caused by Clostridium difficile, by administering fecal microbiota transplant compared to just 31% with Vancomycin.