Uptake of yeast (Saccharomyces boulardii) in normal and rotavirus treated intestine.

@article{CartwrightShamoon1996UptakeOY,
  title={Uptake of yeast (Saccharomyces boulardii) in normal and rotavirus treated intestine.},
  author={J M Cartwright-Shamoon and Glenn Raymond Dickson and Janice Dodge and Katharine E. Carr},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1996},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={204-9}
}
BACKGROUND There has recently been a growing interest in the use of the non-pathogenic yeast Saccharomyces boulardii, in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, including diarrhoea. The full effects of administration of the yeast are not fully understood. AIMS To investigate the morphological effects of inoculated S boulardii on mouse intestinal villi, both in control animals and those treated with rotavirus. METHODS Seven day old BALB/c seronegative mice were intubated with either… CONTINUE READING