Effectiveness and safety of Saccharomyces boulardii for acute infectious diarrhea


DİNLEYİCİ E. Ç. , EREN M., Ozen M., Yargic Z. A. , Vandenplas Y.

EXPERT OPINION ON BIOLOGICAL THERAPY, vol.12, no.4, pp.395-410, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1517/14712598.2012.664129
  • Title of Journal : EXPERT OPINION ON BIOLOGICAL THERAPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.395-410

Abstract

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.