Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. boulardii fungemia following probiotic treatment

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Appel-da-Silva, Marcelo C.; Narvaez, Gabriel A.; Perez, Leandro R.R.; Drehmer, Laura; Lewgoy, Jairo; (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Medical Mycology Case Reports,volume 18,pages15-17 (issn: 2211-7539, eissn: 2211-7539)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.mmcr.2017.07.007, pmc: PMC5537395
  • Subject: R5-920 | Critical illness | Clostridium difficile | Medicine (General) | Case Report | Fungemia | Saccharomyces | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5 | Probiotics
    mesheuropmc: bacterial infections and mycoses

Probiotics are commonly prescribed as an adjuvant in the treatment of antibiotic-associated diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile. We report the case of an immunocompromised 73-year-old patient on chemotherapy who developed Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. boulardii fun... View more
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