Role of Probiotics in Patients with Helicobacter pylori Infection

@article{Franceschi2007RoleOP,
  title={Role of Probiotics in Patients with Helicobacter pylori Infection},
  author={F. Franceschi and A. Cazzato and E. Nista and E. Scarpellini and D. Roccarina and G. Gigante and G. Gasbarrini and A. Gasbarrini},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={2007},
  volume={12}
}
  • F. Franceschi, A. Cazzato, +5 authors A. Gasbarrini
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Helicobacter
  • Probiotics are defined as live, nonpathogenic microbial feeds or food supplements that exert a positive influence on their host by altering his microbial balance. As shown in several studies, probiotics also possess a direct antimicrobial effect; for this reason, several authors have tested a possible application in patients with Helicobacter pylori infection. In particular, probiotics may compete directly with H. pylori, possibly through the inhibition of adherence, as well as produce… CONTINUE READING
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