NEW YORK (GenomeWeb Daily News) – The microbiomes of recipients of fecal microbiota transplants undergo changes immediately following the procedure, and they continue to change, albeit at a much slower pace, for at least 16 weeks after treatment, researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine reported in PLOS One yesterday. Eventually, they added, the recipients' microbiomes resembled those of their donors.

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