Frozen Fecal Matter from Healthy Volunteers can treat C. difficile

October 13, 2014 12:31 PM

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Frozen Fecal Matter from Healthy Volunteers can treat C. difficile

Due to antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a rise has been witnessed in C. difficile cases. Researchers are looking out for ways to treat the infection and they are not minding to try an unusual treatment like giving pills to patients having frozen feces of healthy volunteers.

Researchers shared that direct fecal transplants pass on gut microbiota from healthy donors. This method is considered to be quite promising in treating many diseases. The study was carried out by Ilan Youngster of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and colleagues.

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