Effectiveness and safety of Saccharomyces boulardii for acute infectious diarrhea

  title={Effectiveness and safety of Saccharomyces boulardii for acute infectious diarrhea},
  author={E. Dinleyici and M. Eren and M. Ozen and Z. Yargic and Y. Vandenplas},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy},
  pages={395 - 410}
  • E. Dinleyici, M. Eren, +2 authors Y. Vandenplas
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy
  • Introduction: Acute diarrhea continues to be a leading cause of morbidity, hospitalization and mortality worldwide and probiotics have been proposed as a complementary therapy in the treatment of acute diarrhea. Regarding the treatment of acute diarrhea, a few probiotics including Saccharomyces boulardii seem to be promising therapeutic agents. Areas covered: We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis regarding the use of S. boulardii in the treatment of acute infectious diarrhea with… CONTINUE READING
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