Fecal Transplants Used to Cure Intestinal Disorders

Medical doctors fight many infections with antibiotics, but a procedure that makes many people cringe can be more effective in curing serious infections.

The process involves rebalancing a sick intestine with fecal microbes from a healthy donor. 

Donor animals

In the United States, this unusual treatment was first inspired by animal doctors.

At Colorado State University in Fort Collins, veterinarians use donor animals to cure digestive disorders in other animals, not with a kidney …

Powered by WPeMatico

This entry was posted in Science. Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.