Could a vaginal fluid transplant cure bacterial vaginosis?

Researchers have been inspired by faecal transplant for C. diff

Intractable bacterial vaginosis may respond to a proposed novel therapy involving the transplant of vaginal fluid from a healthy donor, doctors say.

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A team of Israeli researchers has demonstrated for the first time the feasibility of such an approach by treating five women using vaginal microbiome transplantations.

According to their brief communication in Nature Medicine, four of the five patients were deemed to be in long-term remission from bacterial vaginosis and showed marked improvement of symptoms