UK guidelines recommend FMT for some C. diff infections

'Rapidly evolving area'

New British guidelines support the use of faecal-microbiota transplant (FMT) as second-line treatment for recurrent or refractory Clostridium difficile infection, but not for any other indications.

"We recommend that FMT should be administered by strictly regulated healthcare providers," Dr Horace Williams from St. Mary's Hospital, in London and a member of the committee producing the joint British Society of Gastroenterology and Healthcare Infection Society guidelines, said by email.

Dr Williams and colleagues set out to provide best-practice recommendations for the