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Interest in fecal transplants as a way to replace gut microflora to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile infections has been piqued in recent years, and a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine about a year ago showed that fecal microbiota transplants were more effective than vancomycin therapy for treating recurrent C. difficile infections

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