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S. Rao, C. Edwards, C. Austen, C. Bruce and N. Read, “Impaired Colonic Fermentation of Carbohydrate after Ampicillin,” Gastroenterology, Vol. 94, No. 4, 1988, pp. 928-932.
has been cited by the following article:
A Case Study of Gut Fermentation Syndrome (Auto-Brewery) with Saccharomyces cerevisiae as the Causative Organism
AUTHORS: Barbara Cordell, Justin McCarthy
KEYWORDS: Auto-Brewey, Yeast, Fermentation, Gut Fermentation Syndrome
JOURNAL NAME: International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol.4 No.7,
Gut Fermentation Syndrome also known
as Auto-Brewery Syndrome is a relatively unknown phenomenon in modern medicine.
Very few articles have been written on the syndrome and most of them are
anecdotal. This article presents a case study of a 61 years old male with a well documented case
of Gut Fermentation Syndrome verified with glucose and carbohydrate challenges.
Stool cultures demonstrated the causative organism as Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The patient was treated with antifungals
and a low carbohydrate diet and the syndrome resolved. Helicobacter pylori was also found and could have been a possible confounding variable
although the symptoms resolved post-treatment of the S. cerevisiae.
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