Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú
versión impresa ISSN 1022-5129
BUTS, Jean-Paul. Ejemplo de un medicamento probiótico: Saccharomyces boulardii liofilizada. Rev. gastroenterol. Perú [online]. 2005, vol.25, n.2, pp. 176-188. ISSN 1022-5129.
Saccharomyces boulardii is a natural yeast without genetic modification isolated from the bark of the litchi tree in Indochina. In its lyophilized form is an example of the called "probiotic medicine". The probiotic denomination is in relation to that itself assets in the gastrointestinal tract in interrelation to that biologic enviroment. And is labelled as medicine because the lyophilized form has a clinical and pharmaceutical expedient included in the regulation of medicinal products in almost 100 countries.
Palabras llave : Saccharomycer boulardii; probiotic.