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Courtesy photo Then Sgt. 1st Class Frederick T. Slape, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, hugs wife Diane and daughter Montana after returning home from a deployment to Afghanistan in 2012.

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The teamís 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.

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