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Stool implantation

March 15, 2012 05:29AM
There are normally about 500 different strains of bacteria in a healthy human gut. When they flora is wiped out by antibiotics, taking probiotics only gives you a few different strains. If you gt a stool transplantation, you get hundreds of different species to repopulate the gut, to bring it back to a healthy flora.

In this Mayo Clinic article, they recommend stool implantation for serious C. Difficile colitis:

[www.mayoclinic.com]

Here's an article which discusses the procedure in depth:

[en.wikipedia.org]
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