Dissemination of yeasts after gastrointestinal inoculation in antibiotic-treated mice.

  title={Dissemination of yeasts after gastrointestinal inoculation in antibiotic-treated mice.},
  author={Michael J. Kennedy and Paul A. Volz},
  volume={21 1},
Mice pretreated with antibiotics were inoculated intragastrically with different yeast isolates to determine whether the resulting disruption of the normal flora ecology would allow certain fungi to colonize and disseminate from the gastrointestinal tract. Antibiotic treatment decreased the total population levels of the indigenous bacterial flora, and predisposed mice to gastrointestinal overgrowth and subsequent dissemination by Candida albicans, C. parapsilosis, C. pseudotropicalis, C… CONTINUE READING


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