Probiotics Reduce Bacterial Colonization and Gastric Inflammation in H. pylori-Infected Mice

  title={Probiotics Reduce Bacterial Colonization and Gastric Inflammation in H. pylori-Infected Mice},
  author={Kathene C Johnson-Henry and David J. Mitchell and Yaron Avitzur and Esther Galindo-Mata and Nicola Louise Jones and Philip M. Sherman},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
Probiotics are characterized by their ability to interact with commensal microflora in the gastrointestinal tract to produce beneficial health effects. In vitro studies suggest that Lactobacillus species have the potential to suppress the growth of Helicobacter pylori. The goal of this study was to determine if pretreatment of mice with a commercial mixture of live probiotics (L. rhamnosus, strain R0011, and L. acidophilus, strain R0052) would suppress colonization of H. pylori, strain SS1… CONTINUE READING
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