Immunology & Infection

Stool transplants for bowel disease: what’s the evidence?

In this blog for people with bowel inflammation caused by clostridium difficile infection or ulcerative colitis, Robert Walton, a GP and Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on faecal microbiota transplantation (or stool transplants); where poo from a healthy person is transplanted into the gut of the patient to help them recover.

COVID tests: how accurate are LFTs?

Jac Dinnes from University of Birmingham discusses the latest evidence in her Cochrane Review and what it tells us about the accuracy of the lateral flow tests (LFTs) for diagnosing COVID-19.