Selection of lactobacilli for chicken probiotic adjuncts.

  title={Selection of lactobacilli for chicken probiotic adjuncts.},
  author={Margarita Garriga and M Pascual and Josep M A Monfort and Marta Hugas},
  journal={Journal of applied microbiology},
  volume={84 1},
During inhibitory activity screening of 296 strains of lactic acid bacteria from the gastro-intestinal tract of chicks, 77 strains showed inhibition against enteric indicator strains (Salmonella enteritidis and Escherichia coli). Eight different strains identified as Lactobacillus salivarius were selected for the following attributes: their ability to inhibit all the indicator strains; a high adhesion efficiency to the epithelial cells of chickens and also their resistance to a number of… CONTINUE READING