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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Treatment Failure
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

Keywords

  • Antibiotics
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Diarrhea
  • Fecal transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Early Antibiotic Use after Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Increases Risk of Treatment Failure. / Allegretti, Jessica R.; Kao, Dina; Sitko, Jessica; Fischer, Monika; Kassam, Zain.

In: Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 66, No. 1, 01.01.2018, p. 134-135.

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Allegretti, Jessica R. ; Kao, Dina ; Sitko, Jessica ; Fischer, Monika ; Kassam, Zain. / Early Antibiotic Use after Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Increases Risk of Treatment Failure. In: Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 ; Vol. 66, No. 1. pp. 134-135.
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