Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has become a part of the treatment algorithm for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), particularly for recurrent infections when antibiotics have diminishing efficacy. Notably, despite a significant proportion of patients suffering from refractory disease, there is a general lack of evidence describing the use of FMT in this patient cohort. We present here a case of successful treatment of refractory CDI in a patient under critical care.
- infection (gastroenterology)
- adult intensive care
- infectious diseases
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Contributors All authors (AGT, PI, CM, SG) contributed to report writing, editing and proofing of the final manuscript. All authors were closely involved in the patient’s care.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent for publication Obtained.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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