In Vitro Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Lactic Acid Bacteria against Clostridium difficile

@inproceedings{Lee2013InVE,
  title={In Vitro Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Lactic Acid Bacteria against Clostridium difficile},
  author={J C Lee and M J Chung and Jae-gu Seo},
  booktitle={Toxicological research},
  year={2013}
}
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has become a significant threat to public health. Although broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy is the primary treatment option for CDI, its use has evident limitations. Probiotics have been proved to be effective in the treatment of CDI and are a promising therapeutic option for CDI. In this study, 4 strains of lactic acid bacteria (LAB), namely, Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LR5), Lactococcuslactis (SL3), Bifidobacterium breve (BR3), and Bifidobacterium lactis… CONTINUE READING