A new Lactobacillus plantarum strain, TN8, from the gastro intestinal tract of poultry induces high cytokine production.

@article{Salah2012ANL,
  title={A new Lactobacillus plantarum strain, TN8, from the gastro intestinal tract of poultry induces high cytokine production.},
  author={Riadh Ben Salah and Imen Trabelsi and Riadh Ben Mansour and Saloua Lassoued and Hichem Chouayekh and Samir Bejar},
  journal={Anaerobe},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={436-44}
}
This study aimed to determine the probiotic potential of 100 strains of Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) isolated from different intestinal segments of indigenous poultry in Tunisia. The strains were submitted to a battery of standard tests and criteria commonly used for determining their probiotic properties and attributes. The findings revealed that 19 of the isolates exhibited antimicrobial activity against 4 pathogenic bacteria, and that 4 (TN1, TN8, TN7, and TN13) showed good resistance to pH 3… CONTINUE READING
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