The US FDA has issued a safety communication regarding investigational FMT, warning that there is a risk of serious infection caused by the transfer of multidrug-resistant organisms.
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New research has identified a link between the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – commonly used as pain relief – and more severe C. difficile infections in mouse models.
Glenn Tillotson gives us an overview of the CDiff Foundation’s 6th annual educational meeting, including updates on new C. difficile IDSA/SHEA clinical guidelines and patient perspectives.
In this interview, we spoke to Yoav Golan about recent developments in the field of Clostridium difficile infections – from the latest clinical trial results to newly updated guidelines.
Glenn Tillotson gives us an overview of the 14th Biennial Congress of the Anaerobe Society of the Americas, including updates on the microbiome and new therapies.
Recent technological advancements have allowed organoids to become a viable research tool for a wide range of development and disease models. Here, we look at some of the research that’s been done in infectious diseases and delve into what the future of organoids might look like.
We take a look at the key microbiome therapeutics currently in the clinical pipeline for recurrent C. difficile infections and their prospects for the treatment of this disease in the future.
In our latest infographic we provide a visual snapshot of the infections and immune processes that have been linked with the microbiome thus far, explaining some of the evidence
As part of our focus around World Antibiotic Awareness Week (13–19 November) we spoke to Professor Jonathan Cooke, a pharmacologist and pharmacist based in the UK who holds a special interest in antimicrobial resistance. He shares his thoughts on this pressing issue below:
In this infographic we summarize the clinical candidates reported by the WHO – indicating which diseases they are active (or possibly active) against, whether they’re considered innovative and which Phase the trials are currently in.