Rare infection turns US man's stomach into beer brewery!

Sep 26, 2013, 08:22 IST | ANI

A Texas man developed an infection in his gut that turned his intestinal tract into his own internal brewery

The infection reportedly turned the sugars and starches he ate into ethanol, getting him drunk, Stuff.co.nz reported.

After the 61-year-old man showed up at a hospital reporting dizziness, it was found that his blood alcohol level was 0.37, which is enough to kill a person.

According to the report from the International Journal of Clinical Medicine, the man was suffering from condition known as gut fermentation syndrome, or Auto-Brewery Syndrome, and was likely infected with the yeast from something he ate or drank. 

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