Banking on it

I guess this was the next step, after blood banks, and human milk banks, the next big advance is a poop bank.

Although we don’t know if autologous stool transplants will be as successful as donor stool to treat C difficile, it sounds like a good idea, and a Toronto Hospital is accepting poop from its patients which can then be thawed and given back to them if they develop the condition. http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/11/04/na1105-poopbank/

About keithbarrington

I am a neonatologist and clinical researcher at Sainte Justine University Health Center in Montréal
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