Study Title and Description
Yoghurt biotherapy: contraindicated in immunosuppressed patients?
Key Questions Addressed
|8||Key Question 8 - Case studies/series and potential harms of nonstandard interventions for CDI|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Yoghurt biotherapy: contraindicated in immunosuppressed patients?|
|Author||MacGregor G., Smith AJ., Thakker B., Kinsella J.|
|Country||Department of Respiratory Medicine, 2nd Floor OPD, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Scotland, UK.|
Pubmed ID: 12151695
Secondary Publication Information
There are currently no secondary publications defined for this study.
Extraction Form: Key Question 4 - Case studies/series and potential harms of nonstandard interventions for CDI (Table C11)
|Question... Follow Up||Answer||Follow-up Answer|
|Subject/Study Details||Female, age 42 years with multiple health problems then respiratory failure and critically ill Developed C. difficile infection, toxin positive Failed metronidazole switched to vancomycin and yogurt added|
|Interventions||Probiotic: yogurt with live cultures (supermarket brand) + vancomycin|
|Clinical Diarrhea Outcomes|
|C. difficile Toxin, C. difficile Culture, or Other|
|Adverse Effects (AE) Harms||S. pneumonaie and secondary L. rhamnosus septicemia and death|
Results & Comparisons
No Results found.