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..
Retired Sgt. 1st Class Frederick T. Slape shows off the scar on his head after having a tumor removed from his brain on Sept. 25, 2015.