Use of Lactobacillus to prevent infection by pathogenic bacteria.

@article{Reid2002UseOL,
  title={Use of Lactobacillus to prevent infection by pathogenic bacteria.},
  author={Gregor Reid and Jeremy P. Burton},
  journal={Microbes and infection},
  year={2002},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={
          319-24
        }
}
This review focuses on the use and potential of Lactobacillus to prevent infections of the urogenital and intestinal tracts. The presence and dominance of Lactobacillus in the vagina is associated with a reduced risk of bacterial vaginosis and urinary tract infections. The mechanisms appear to involve anti-adhesion factors, by-products such as hydrogen peroxide and bacteriocins lethal to pathogens, and perhaps immune modulation or signaling effects. The instillation of Lactobacillus GR-1 and B… 
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