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Should We Standardize the 1,700-Year-Old Fecal Microbiota Transplantation?

The American Journal of Gastroenterology volume 107, page 1755 (2012) | Download Citation

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  1. Institute of Digestive Endoscopy and Medical Center for Digestive Diseases, Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

    • Faming Zhang
    • , Yan Shi
    • , Zhining Fan
    •  & Guozhong Ji
  2. Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

    • Wensheng Luo

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