Re.: Oral administration of a certain strain of liveEscherichia coli for intestinal disorders? (Infection 23 [1995] 51–54)

  title={Re.: Oral administration of a certain strain of liveEscherichia coli for intestinal disorders? (Infection 23 [1995] 51–54)},
  author={Dr. rer. nat. habil J. Schulze and Dr. rer. nat. U. Sonnenborn},
We were rather surprised when we read the "Expert's Opinion Poll" published in the first issue of Infection 1995 [1]. As will be shown below, the "Introduction" and "Conclusion" contain some misunderstandings and misleading information, and do not deal with the available recent literature about probiotic therapy and prophylaxis with non-pathogenic Escherichia coli strains. Our critical comments do not aim at the actual statements of the experts, which are largely acceptable. However, this does… CONTINUE READING
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