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Pulsus, Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, 12(23), p. 817-821

DOI: 10.1155/2009/915847



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Prevention ofClostridium difficileInfection withSaccharomyces boulardii: A Systematic Review

Journal article published in 2009 by Jennifer M. Tung, Lisa R. Dolovich ORCID, Christine H. Lee
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BACKGROUND: Clostridium difficile is a major cause of antibioticassociated diarrhea within the hospital setting. The yeast Saccharomyces boulardii has been found to have some effect in reducing the risk of C difficile infection (CDI); however, its role in preventive therapy has yet to be firmly established.