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Systematic review: faecal transplantation for the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated disease
Article first published online: 23 FEB 2012
© 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Volume 35, Issue 8, pages 865–875, April 2012
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Guo, B., Harstall, C., Louie, T., Veldhuyzen van Zanten, S. and Dieleman, L. A. (2012), Systematic review: faecal transplantation for the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated disease. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 35: 865–875. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2012.05033.x
- Issue published online: 21 MAR 2012
- Article first published online: 23 FEB 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 27 JAN 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 25 JAN 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 8 JAN 2012
- Manuscript Received: 19 DEC 2011
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