Also indexed as:Intestinal Flora, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium longum, Lactobacillus, Lactobacillus casei
There are at least nine case reports of severe, invasive (internal) fungal infections
developing in people treated with the yeast organism Saccharomyces boulardii
. All of these people were debilitated or had impaired immune function
prior to receiving Saccharomyces boulardii
Severe infection (sepsis) due to lactobacilli has also occurred in people with impaired immune function.2011
People with diseases of the heart valves should not take probiotics prior to dental procedures, as doing so might lead to an infection of the heart valve.2012
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