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Why did the FDA issue a fecal transplant warning?

Why did the FDA issue a fecal transplant warning? Ask the doctors Q.I heard that the FDA recently issued a warning related to a specific treatment for Clostridium difficile infections. Can you explain what this warning is about? A. The FDA issued a warning in June aimed at health care providers who are using fecal transplants to treat Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infections that have not responded to traditional treatments, such as antibiotics.…

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