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The FDA has issued a safety alert regarding the use of fecal microbiota for transplantation, or FMT, following reports of two adults who received the investigational FMT developing invasive infections caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli (E.coli).
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In order to become availible to pateints, drugs need to undergo a number of phases of clinical trials to test their efficacy and safty and to then be authorised by the drug approval organistion in each respective country. This is the FDA in the USA and N...
Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from a donor site to another location on the patient's own body, for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or absent organ. The emerging field of regenerative ...