Saccharomyces boulardii and infection due to Giardia lamblia.

@article{Beirbellioglu2006SaccharomycesBA,
  title={Saccharomyces boulardii and infection due to Giardia lamblia.},
  author={Bulent Ahmet Beşirbellioglu and Asim Ulçay and Mehmet Tarik Can and Hakan Erdem and Mehmet Tanyuksel and Ismail Yaşar Avci and Engin Araz and Alaaddin Pahsa},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 6-7},
  pages={479-81}
}
Therapy with metronidazole is the recommended option in giardiasis. However, some clinical trial reports suggest the appearance of drug resistance to explain therapeutic failure. Several investigations have been carried out on the effect of probiotic microorganisms for preventing or treating gastrointestinal diseases, but little is known about their efficacy against protozoal infections. The principal objective of our study was to evaluate the efficacy of Saccharomyces boulardii against Giardia… CONTINUE READING

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