Bloodstream Infections Linked to Probiotics

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Yelin I et al. Genomic and Epidemiological Evidence of Bacterial Transmission from Probiotic Capsule to Blood in ICU Patients. Nature Medicine. November 7 2019. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-019-0626-9

β€’ CIDRAP Highlight: Stewardship/Resistance Scan for Nov 8 2019 http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/11/stewardship-resistance-scan-nov-08-2019
β€’ The Times of Israel: Use of Probiotics in Intensive Care Units Could Backfire, Israel-US Study Shows https://www.timesofisrael.com/use-of-probiotics-in-intensive-care-units-could-backfire-israel-us-study-shows/

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14 Comments

  1. LAZY-I (2) on January 12, 2022 at 1:04 pm

    Unfortunately. It’s hard to trust anything coming out of America.

  2. Rooey101 Donovan on January 12, 2022 at 1:05 pm

    I can vouch to this that probiotics can be dangerous, as i developed bacteremia from Lacto Rhamnosus GG. from a Life extension probiotic. The symptoms were quite scary, almost seizure like, tinnitus, vertigo, dizziness, exhaustion. Everyone is different as should be cautious with probiotics as they are bacteria, too much of one strain of bacteria is not good.

  3. Arlene on January 12, 2022 at 1:11 pm

    🀣🀣🀣 what a joke…wow. Ya’ll have no shame on the false info you feed the public. Shameful πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈπŸ‘Ž

  4. Diane lindenberger on January 12, 2022 at 1:16 pm

    This is rubbish

  5. Sislertx on January 12, 2022 at 1:18 pm

    Whhhaaaatt…

  6. Zapper Dave on January 12, 2022 at 1:23 pm

    Basically, this is a case of about 1 percent of ICU patients developing an infection while the remainder may experience significant benefit. The question should be why this 1 percent? Do they have open intestinal injuries that allowed the infection? Did they have what is known as "leaky gut syndrome"? Or is it that they had poor immune response due to insufficient immune cells?

  7. Ravelan One on January 12, 2022 at 1:24 pm

    Someone’s desperately worried that people might take charge of their own health. She is talking about ICU patients! I’m guessing this is probably meaningless for people who are NOT in the ICU.

  8. DairangerSentai7 on January 12, 2022 at 1:31 pm

    Every bug is different per person. I wonder if they received the wrong one.

  9. FRP9999 on January 12, 2022 at 1:36 pm

    remember eggs? good.. not good… good… not good….

  10. CHN on January 12, 2022 at 1:41 pm

    I don’t believe this! Probiotics are not dangerous. maybe those Pharma companies dont’ want any other products to interfiere with their money making drugs.

  11. Mudfossil University on January 12, 2022 at 1:43 pm

    Probiotics are bacteria exactly like invasive bacteria… they both create protiens we call enzymes or virus but are simply a very complex molecule to defend or destroy us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPtDAFxlupI&t=6s

  12. Diana Fit on January 12, 2022 at 1:46 pm

    Love this video! I just made a video of a probiotic recipe, maybe you can have a look πŸ™‚ greets DianaFit

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  14. Kirit Patel on January 12, 2022 at 1:59 pm

    GOOD EXPLANATION.

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