Faecal microbiota transplantation alters gut microbiota in patients with irritable bowel syndrome: results from a randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled study. Gut 2018; 67: 2107–2115.

Published: 27th February 2019

Authors: Halkjær SI, Christensen AH, Lo BZS, Browne PD, Günther S, Hansen LH et al.


In this study that included 52 adult patients, after three months, the irritable bowel symptoms score was improved more in patients on placebo (P=0.012), despite the finding that faecal transplantation altered faecal microbial diversity.

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