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Nov 2, 2019

How a Man’s Fecal Transplant Turned Fatal

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The first person known to die as a result of a fecal transplant is a 73-year-old man who developed a fatal infection with antibiotic-resistant bacteria that were in the donor’s stool sample.

News of the man’s death surfaced in June; he was one of two patients in separate clinical trials who became ill after receiving fecal transplants from the same donor, Live Science previously reported.

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