Early Antibiotic Use after Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Increases Risk of Treatment Failure

Jessica R. Allegretti, Dina Kao, Jessica Sitko, Monika Fischer, Zain Kassam

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Abstract

Antibiotic use within the first 8 weeks after fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) may disrupt microbial engraftment and limit FMT effectiveness. We aimed to assess the burden of antibiotic use within 8 weeks of FMT and its impact on FMT efficacy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)134-135
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume66
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

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Keywords

  • Antibiotics
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Diarrhea
  • Fecal transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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