Effectiveness of bombesin and Saccharomyces boulardii against the translocation of Candida albicans in the digestive tract in immunosuppressed rats

Algin C., Sahin A., Kiraz N., ŞAHİNTÜRK V., Ihtiyar E.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.35, no.10, pp.869-873, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00595-005-3049-9
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.869-873
  • Keywords: systemic candidiasis, Candida albicans, Saccharomyces boulardii, bombesin, GASTRIN
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose. We investigated the effects of bombesin on disseminated candidiasis, and compared the effectiveness of bombesin with Saccharomyces boulardii against Candida albicans translocation from the gastrointestinal tract in immunosuppressed rats.