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Auto-brewery syndrome

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What is Auto Brewery Syndrome

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Auto-Brewery Syndrome: How a rare disease caused a man to get drunk without drinking

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The brewery inside human body - auto-brewery syndrome

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A man's body was brewing beer

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What is Auto Brewery syndrome?

Auto-brewery syndrome, also known as gut fermentation syndrome, is a rare medical condition in which intoxicating quantities of ethanol are produced through endogenous fermentation within the digestive system. One gastrointestinal organism, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, a type of yeast, has been identified as a pathogen for this condition.
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