Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found evidence that the most difficult C. difficile cases, known as multiple recurring C. difficile infections (mrCDI), are rapidly becoming more common.
This is documented in a recent study published in the journal, Annals of Internal Medicine.
Lead author and Professor of Medicine in the Gastroenterology Division and Senior Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, James Lewis, MD joined me to discuss the study, the findings and the use of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT).
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