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Fecal transplant linked to reduced C. difficile mortality

Key clinical point: Fecal microbiota transplant seemed to reduce mortality in a real-world setting.

Major finding: 30-day CDI-related mortality dropped from 10.2% to 4.4%.

Study details: Retrospective analysis (n = 430).

Disclosures: No source of funding was disclosed.


Cheng YW et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 18:2234-2243. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2019.12.029.