Clostridium difficile. After the collation and processing of the donated stool, the feces are placed into the patent's small intestine via an endoscopic tube. Typically used as a last resort, this treatment seeks to correct the colon's bacterial imbalance by repopulation the gut with billions of beneficial bacteria from a healthy volunteer. The future of stool transplantation without long waiting lists appears promising, owing to the limited number of willing recipients an the potentially endless supply of donors.
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