A Study of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection on Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci Status of Patients


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    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
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  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 16-009154
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 16-009154

About this study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate if Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) can be eradicated in patients with Clostridium Difficile infection (CDI) through treatment with Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) when FMT is being done to treat recurrent CDI rather than VRE.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:  

  • Patients > 18 years age, undergoing fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) for recurrent clostridium difficile infection (CDI)

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Patients who will not give consent for stool specimen collection

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Sahil Khanna, M.B.B.S.

Closed for enrollment

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