Faecal transplants beat antibiotics in recurrent C. diff

The procedure is more effective than fidaxomicin and vancomycin

Faecal-microbiota transplantation is superior to 10 days of fidaxomicin or vancomycin for resolving recurrent Clostridium difficile infection, according to results from a randomised trial.

C. diff

Numerous studies have shown faecal-microbiota transplantation to be more effective that vancomycin in treating recurrent C. difficile.