It’s the newest medical treatment for a problem called Clostridium difficile,and it’s called fecal transplant. Yes, you read that correctly… fecal transplant. Fecal transplantation is just what it seems to be… putting somebody else’s poo in your poo place. Read on…
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A controversial new treatment, which involves the transplantation of human waste, can treat cases of C. difficile infection. But only a handful of physicians in Canada undertake the messy procedure.
Clostridium difficile is a superbug that commonly spreads in hospital settings and has been linked to the deaths of at least 2,000 people in Quebec since 2003, as well as in other provinces.
Fecal transplants have become the first-line treatment for chronic recurrent C. difficile in Scandinavia. As well, more and more doctors are using it in the United States.
Feel free to wretch.