Recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea and colitis treated with Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Baker's yeast) in combination with antibiotic therapy: a case report.


Antibiotic-associated diarrhea is common in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and 15% to 20% of the cases are caused by Clostridium difficile. 1 Although antibiotic therapy with metronidazole or other agents is effective for most patients with C difficile-associated diarrhea, approximately 10% to 20% of patients receiving treatment for C difficile… (More)