Classifying Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Failure: An Observational Study Examining Timing and Characteristics of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Failures

Jessica R. Allegretti, Andrew S. Allegretti, Emmalee Phelps, Huiping Xu, Monika Fischer, Zain Kassam

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Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is an effective treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (rCDI), with cure rates higher than 80%.1–3 FMT failure is defined as diarrhea and a positive stool laboratory test for C difficile at any point during the 8-week follow-up period after FMT.4

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1832-1833
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2018


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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