According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are approximately 1.2 billion adolescents in the world between the ages of 10 and 19. The WHO documented the statistics regarding teen death, stating that “road injuries were the leading cause of death in 2015, followed by lower respiratory infections and suicide.”.
The team’s now testing their method in more patients.
Gut experts in the U.S. have said, however, that the antibiotic used in this study is not particularly effective against C. diff any more. IDSA and SHEA updated their guidelines in February, recommending that doctors stop using it for C. diff and instead use either vancomycin or fidaxomicin..