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Stool substitute transplant therapy for the eradication of Clostridium difficile infection: ‘RePOOPulating’ the gut

Elaine O Petrof1*, Gregory B Gloor2, Stephen J Vanner1, Scott J Weese3, David Carter4, Michelle C Daigneault5, Eric M Brown5, Kathleen Schroeter5 and Emma Allen-Vercoe5

  • * Corresponding author: Elaine O Petrof eop@queensu.ca

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Medicine, GIDRU Wing, Kingston General Hospital, Queen’s University, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON, K7L 2V7, Canada

2 Department of Biochemistry, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, N6A 3K7, Canada

3 Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph, Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada

4 London Regional Genomics Centre, Robarts Research Institute, 100 Perth Drive, London, ON, N6A 5K8, Canada

5 Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada

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Microbiome 2013, 1:3  doi:10.1186/2049-2618-1-3

Published: 9 January 2013

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Figure S1. Unweighted pair group method with arithmetic mean distance tree of the weighted UniFrac distances between samples for Patients 1 and 2. The branch tips are labeled with the sample names for each patient. The scale bar is shown for each patient.

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