Frozen stool effective for C. diff

Faecal microbial transplant (FMT) to clear Clostridium difficile infections is effective with stool frozen for long periods, say South Australian researchers.

Their study looked at the viability of bacteria in stool frozen for up to six months, as well as the clinical efficacy of FMT with stool frozen for up to 10 months.

Of 16 patients receiving stool frozen stored for two to 10 months, 14 were cured with