Ingestion of yogurt containing Lactobacillus acidophilus as prophylaxis for candidal vaginitis.

@article{Hilton1992IngestionOY,
  title={Ingestion of yogurt containing Lactobacillus acidophilus as prophylaxis for candidal vaginitis.},
  author={Eileen Hilton and Henry D. Isenberg and P Alperstein and Kevin J. De France and Michael Borenstein},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={116 5},
  pages={353-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess whether daily ingestion of yogurt containing Lactobacillus acidophilus prevents vulvovaginal candidal infections. DESIGN Crossover trial for at least 1 year during which patients were examined for candidal infections and colonizations while receiving either a yogurt-free or a yogurt-containing diet. Patients served as their own controls. SETTING Ambulatory infectious disease center in a teaching hospital providing tertiary care. PATIENTS Thirty-three women with… CONTINUE READING