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Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 6165239, 3 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6165239
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The Effect of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation on a Child with Tourette Syndrome

1Institute of Digestive Diseases, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing 100853, China
2Medical College of Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
3Department of Pediatrics, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing 100853, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Yunsheng Yang and Liping Zou

Received 13 July 2017; Accepted 18 October 2017; Published 12 December 2017

Academic Editor: Georgios D. Kotzalidis

Copyright © 2017 Huijun Zhao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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