A Trial of Encapsulated Fecal Microbiota for Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus Decolonization

2017-02-27 15:56:35 | BioPortfolio


The objective of this study is to provide preliminary insight into the safety and efficacy of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) for the eradication of gastrointestinal carriage of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus.

Study Design


Antibiotic Resistant Strain


Encapsulated fecal microbiota preparation, Encapsulated placebo


IU Health University Hospital
United States


Not yet recruiting


Microbiome Health Research Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-02-27T15:56:35-0500

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