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In Emergency Situations, a Fecal Transplant May Be a Lifesaving Option

Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT)

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  • The easiest way to combat overgrowth of pathogenic bacteria that can cause serious intestinal diseases is to eat traditionally fermented foods, but in an emergency situation, a novel procedure called fecal microbiota transplant may be the difference between life and death


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