Microbial Minutes: FMT Treatment for Autism and Multidrug Resistant Hand Bacteria Edition

April 15, 2019

What's hot in the microbial sciences? ASM summarizes microbiology news and reports in Microbial Minutes, a biweekly news roundup. Watch the YouTube session for summaries and major findings, and read the reports and news coverage for yourself below. What should we highlight next time? Leave a suggestion in our comments section!


Mody L. et al. Multidrug-resistant Organisms in Hospitals: What is on Patient Hands and in Their Rooms? Clinical Infectious Diseases. April 13 2019.

Kang D.W. et al. Long-term Benefit of Microbiota Transfer Therapy on Autism Symptoms and Gut Microbiota. Scientific Reports. April 9 2019.

Author: Julie Wolf, Ph.D.

Julie Wolf, Ph.D.
Dr. Julie Wolf is in science communications at Indie Bio, and is a former ASM employee.