Saccharomyces cerevisiae boulardii transient fungemia after intravenous self-inoculationArticle, Other literature type English OPEN
Cohen, Lola; Ranque, Stéphane; Raoult, Didier; (2013)
- Publisher: Elsevier BV
- Journal: Medical Mycology Case Reports,volume 2,pages63-64 (issn: 2211-7539)
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We report the case of a young psychotic intravenous drug user injecting herself with Saccharomyces cervisiae (boulardii). She experienced a 24 h fever, resolving spontaneously confirming, quasi experimentally, the inocuity of this yeast in a non-immunocompromised host.