Bruce R. Maier

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dans, Indians, and Japanese had many mare facultative and aerobic bacteria in their feces than did the British and Americans. Thus, the ratio of anaemabes to aemobes was much higher in people living on a Western high-risk diet than in those subsisting an a vegetarian diet. Similar observations were made by Reddy et a!. (16) in a recent study with human(More)
Five strains of Bacteroides fragilis isolated from human feces were assayed for their inhibitory activities against Shigella flexneri in vitro. Inhibition was not detected when Shigella and the Bacteroides strains were simultaneously inoculated into a defined liquid medium containing glucose. Inhibition was apparent only when Shigella was inoculated into(More)
Calculated and chemically analyzed nutrient values for three weighed constant diets were dissimilar for calcium, magnesium, protein, and fat, and similar for fiber and ash. Fecal nutrient concentrations of ten healthy men fed the same constant diets were quite variable. Feeding constant weighed diets of similar composition does not assure the same fecal(More)
Ten human volunteers completed a 4-month diet series consisting of 1 month each of a control diet, a meatless diet, a high-beef diet, and the same control diet. Fat and fiber contents were essentially the same in all four diets, but protein content was doubled during the high-beef diet. During the 4th week on each diet, three stool specimens collected from(More)
Germfree mice were associated with selected species of human intestinal bacteria and then challenged with a streptomycin-resistant Shigella flexneri strain. Antagonism against Shigella was most pronounced in mice associated with Escherichia coli and least pronounced in mice associated with Bacteroides fragilis. A moderate degree of antagonism could be(More)
Germfree mice were associated with selected species of human intestinal bacteria and then challenged with a streptomycin-resistant Shigella flexneri strain. Antagonism against Shigella was most pronounced in mice associated with Escherichia coli and least pronounced in mice associated with Bacteroides fragilis. A moderate degree of antagonism could be(More)
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