- How do they get the fecal microbes into the person? According to the article, this is how it's done. "To perform the transplant, a stool sample must be provided by a healthy adult, usually a family member or close friend. It is mixed with a saline solution and filtered to remove particles that could block the tube. It is given to the patient as an enema in a process that takes more than an hour."
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However, many struggling with severe symptoms of ulcerative colitis – adults and children – don’t need convincing, Kunde said. The disruption of life can be a significant psychological burden on patients and their families.