All News: Notes from TGA Faecal Microbiota Transplant stakeholder forum

IPC practitioners may be interested in the discussion notes arising from a TGA hosted Faecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) forum held last October in Melbourne.

At the forum, invited speakers described the collection, manufacture and supply of material used in FMT in Australia, and provided views on the future regulation of these products.

Individual patients, gastroenterologists, infectious disease specialists and Commonwealth and State Department of Health representatives participated in the forum. Mechanisms for ensuring continued supply of FMT material that is safe and fit for purpose were discussed. Some of the discussion can be found on the TGA website - https://www.tga.gov.au/faecal-microbiota-transplant-fmt

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