Probiotics are often bacteria or other living organisms, like yeasts, that are usually found in foods or dietary supplements.

Clostridioides difficile (C. diff)

Clostridioides difficile, also known as Clostridium difficile, C. difficile or C. diff, is a bacterium that can cause gastrointestinal symptoms, like nausea, watery diarrhea, stomach pain and stomach cramps that may be severe.

Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT)

Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT)

A fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is when stool is taken from a healthy donor, made into a liquid mixture and transferred into the colon of a sick patient, to introduce helpful bacteria.