Fecal transplants transfer more than microbiota

Ken S. Rosenthal

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Abstract

Fecal transplants are being used to repopulate the colon as a treatment for antibiotic-associated chronic diarrhea. In addition to treating the diarrhea, the transferred microbiota carries functions that affect the metabolism, immune system, and potentially, the behavior of the recipient. Screening of fecal donors may be just as necessary as screening organ donors to ensure that unwanted traits are not transferred with the transplant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)276-278
Number of pages3
JournalInfectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Microbiota
Diarrhea
Donor Selection
Immune System
Colon
Tissue Donors
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Transplants
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • autoimmunity
  • fecal transplant
  • immunotolerance
  • metabolic syndrome
  • obesity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Fecal transplants transfer more than microbiota. / Rosenthal, Ken S.

In: Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, Vol. 19, No. 4, 07.2011, p. 276-278.

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Rosenthal, Ken S. / Fecal transplants transfer more than microbiota. In: Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2011 ; Vol. 19, No. 4. pp. 276-278.
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