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Table 1 Etiology of infectious complications after use of probiotics in 93 patients identified by systematic review, 1976–2018

From: Infectious complications following probiotic ingestion: a potentially underestimated problem? A systematic review of reports and case series

Probiotics microorganisms Absolute value (%)
Saccharomyces cerevisiae 41 (44.1)
Saccharomyces boulardii 5 (5.4)
Saccharomyces spp. 1 (1.1)
Lactobacillus rhamnosus 14 (15)
Lactobacillus acidophilus 4 (4.3)
Lactobacillus spp. 4 (4.3)
Lactobacillus casei 1 (1.1)
Lactobacillus paracasei 3 (3.2)
Bifidobacterium longum 6 (6.4)
Bifidobacterium infantis 3 (3.2)
Bifidobacterium breve 2 (2.1)
Bifidobacterium spp. 1 (1.1)
Bacillus subtilis 5 (5.4)
Pediococcus pentosaceus 1 (1.1)
Pediococcus spp. 1 (1.1)
Escherichia coli 1 (1.1)
Total 93 (100)