FDA Suspends Clinical Trials Involving Fecal Transplants

A new safety alert, issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is recommending extra precautions for those medical and scientific professionals using fecal microbiota transplants (FMT) after revealing one person recently died due to a bacterial infection... Continue Reading FDA issues safety alert for fecal transplants after reported death Category: Medical Tags: Deaths FDA fecal transplant Gut Bacteria Microbiome Safety

FDA Suspends Clinical Trials Involving Fecal Transplants

The agency issued a safety warning after two patients contracted antibiotic resistant infections and one of the patients died.

Fri 14 Jun 19 from The Scientist

FDA warns of infections from fecal transplants after 1 death

(HealthDay)—Fecal transplants—transferring fecal matter from a healthy person into an ill person with a compromised "microbiome"—is an increasingly used new treatment for a variety of ...

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Medical Xpress

FDA issues safety alert for fecal transplants after reported death

A new safety alert, issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is recommending extra precautions for those medical and scientific professionals using fecal microbiota transplants ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Gizmag

Fecal Transplant Patient Killed by Superbug Traced to Donor Stool

An aesthetically unpleasant but genuinely promising medical treatment—a fecal transplant—may come with more serious risks than previously thought. This week, the Food and Drug Administration ...

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Gizmodo

One dead after poop transplant gone wrong, FDA warns

FDA puts the squeeze on poop transplants after spread of drug-resistant gut germ.

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Ars Technica

'Poop Transplants' Can Transmit Deadly Superbugs, FDA Warns

The FDA is warning that these transplants may come with a risk of spreading superbugs.

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Livescience

Patient dies after fecal transplant, prompting FDA safety warning

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety warning over fecal transplants after one patient died after undergoing the procedure, and another became severely ill.

Fri 14 Jun 19 from FOXNews

FDA issues safety alert over fecal transplants after patient's death

The US Food and Drug Administration issued a safety alert on Thursday over the use of fecal transplants after one recipient died.

Thu 13 Jun 19 from CNN

FDA: Infections, 1 Death After Fecal Transplants

After reports of serious, antibiotic-resistant infections, the FDA is alerting all health care professionals who do fecal transplants about the potential serious risk so they can inform their ...

Fri 14 Jun 19 from WebMD

After Patient Dies From Fecal Transplant, FDA Halts Trials Until Testing Improves For Drug-Resistant Bacteria

The transplants have come into increasing use to treat severe intestinal orders and sometimes work quickly in patients wasting away. But the procedure to use stool from a healthy donor to restore ...

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Kaiser Health News

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