Diane Hoffmann et al. outline a number of issues with current regulations surrounding fecal matter transplants, an important stand-of-care for certain bacterial infections of the gut, and provide a framework that allows patients access to safer therapy. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the 15 December 2017, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by D. Hoffmann at University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD, and colleagues was titled, "Improving regulation of microbiota transplants."
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