Friday light relief

One of my RSS feeds comes from Improbable Research, the source of many an Ig Nobel award. Yesterday’s item is a real treat:

Recurrent Clostridium difficile colitis: case series involving 18 patients treated with donor stool administered via a nasogastric tube.
Johannes Aas, Charles E. Gessert, and Johan S. Bakken.
Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 36, March 2003, pp. 585.
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Yes, it is every bit as unpleasant as the title suggests.

One thought on “Friday light relief

  1. bill

    Dear God. “Donor stool.”

    *shudder*

    That’s the new Number One on my list of phrases that I never, ever, ever want to hear my personal physician say.

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