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Saccharomyces boulardii fungemia in a patient receiving Ultra-levure therapy


Saccharomyces boulardii fungemia in a patient receiving Ultra-levure therapy



Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 27(1): 222-223



ISSN/ISBN: 1058-4838

PMID: 9675488

DOI: 10.2307/4460482

A case is reported in a 49-year-old man from France who developed fever after treatment with S. boulardii (Ultra-levure) for diarrhoea. Two blood cultures grew small yeasts which were identified as S. cerevisiae and therapy with fluconazole (400 mg/day) was started.

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