Fecal Transplant From Overweight Donor May Have Caused Woman To Become Obese

February 5, 2015 6:35 PM

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A woman who received a fecal transplant from an overweight donor is said to have experienced rapid weight gain following the treatment.

Fecal microbiota transplants (FMT) are used to treat chronic infections such as Clostridium difficile, which can be life threatening in sever cases, the Infectious Diseases Society of America reported. The even suggests physicians should avoid donors who are overweight, and raises questions about th...

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