Effect of fecal microbiota transplantation on 8-week remission in patients with ulcerative colitis. A randomized clinical trial. JAMA 2019; 321: 156-164.

Published: 9th April 2019

Authors: Costello SP, Hughes PA, Waters O, Bryant RB, Vincent AD, Blatchford P et al.


The trial included 73 adults with mild to moderate colitis. Faecal transplantation caused steroid-free remission in 32 per cent of treated patients versus 9 per cent in controls. Remission was maintained at 1 year in 42 per cent of the former group.

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