Thursday, 27 September 2012

Little-known fecal transplant cures woman's bacterial infection -CNN.com

Very interesting story on what can be done after a C.diff infection! This is why VRE/ESBL/MRSA organisms must be taken seriously and work needs to be done to prevent over use of antibiotics. Also, proper sanitization of hospital equipement and areas.

Little-known fecal transplant cures woman's bacterial infection - CNN.com.

After surviving a near-fatal car accident, Kaitlin Hunter found herself battling a devastating bacterial infection in her colon that also threatened her life.

The persistent infection was beaten through a little-known technique involving the transplant of fecal matter from Hunter's mother, which put healthy bacteria back into her colon.

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