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Patient Killed By Superbug Found In 'Donated' Stool Transplant

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Patient Killed By Superbug Found In 'Donated' Stool Transplant

Patient Killed By Superbug Found In 'Donated' Stool Transplant

The genuinely promising medical treatment of a fecal transplant may come with more serious risks than previously thought.

This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the treatment, after receiving reports of two people coming down with serious drug-resistant infections following the procedure.

According to Gizmodo, the patients were part of an investigational fecal microbiota transplantation trial, and received a transplant from the same donor.

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