Effect of oral Saccharomyces boulardii treatment on the activity of Clostridium difficile toxins in mouse digestive tract.

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Human antibiotic-associated diarrhoea and pseudomembranous colitis are partly due to toxin production by Clostridium difficile. It is now well documented that Saccharomyces boulardii protects against C. difficile induced diseases. In an attempt to understand better the mechanism of this protective effect, the action of S. boulardii on a crude toxin… (More)

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