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Recurrent Cases of Common Healthcare-Linked Infection Soaring

Recurrent Cases of Common Healthcare-Linked Infection Soaring

July 2017

Recurrent cases of Clostridium difficile, the most common healthcare-linked infection in the U.S., are soaring, found James Lewis, MD, MSCE in a new study. How safe is our most promising treatment? “While we know that fecal microbiota transplantation is generally safe and effective in the short term, we need to establish the long-term safety of this procedure,” says Dr. Lewis.

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