Table 3

Laboratory values after treatment
Laboratory measurement Reference value Probiotic cheese Control cheese Extent of changes
Baseline After treatment P Baseline After treatment P

Probiotic vs. Control

P

Total cholesterol, mmol/L <5.2 5.32 ± 1 25 4.09 ± 1.20 <0.001 5.34 ± 0.95 4.35 ± 0.87 0.004 0.495
LDL, mmol/L < 3.8 3.08 ± 1.11 2.20 ± 0.92 0.004 3.21 ± 0.69 2.64 ± 0.66 0.021 0.276
HDL, mmol/L < 1.15 1.13 ± 0.25 0.94 ± 0.17 0.006 1.14 ± 0.26 1.05 ± 0.22 0.229 0.128
TG, mmol/L < 1.7 2.80 ± 2.01 2.09 ± 1.62 0.041 2.14 ± 1.16 1.43 ± 0.56 0.085 0.696
Serum glucose, mmol/L 3.9 -5.8 7.16 ± 2.84 5.87 ± 1.00 0.171 6.84 ± 1.92 5.64 ± 1.6 0.014 0.875
Serum creatinine, μmol/L 50 – 105 80.8 ± 20.0 69.2 ± 19.4 0.003 70.5 ± 13.6 57.3 ± 7.4 0.007 0.394
Urea, μmol/L 2.5 – 6.4 4.72 ± 1.21 5.62 ± 2.29 0.017 4.66 ± 2.71 3.89 ± 0.98 0.245 0.011
Uric acid, μmol/L 200 – 340 356.1 ± 85.7 393.4 ± 128.6 <0.07 326.7 ± 147.7 308.8 ± 111.4 0.49 0.252
Total bilirubin, μmol/L < 20 14.9 ± 5.68 12.6 ± 4.24 0.003 14.2 ± 4.83 11.3 ± 3.61 0.005 0.547
AST, U/L 0 – 35 23.5 ± 8.02 27.8 ± 9.86 <0.053 31.5 ± 16.6 25.0 ± 10.5 0.084 0.468
ALT, U/L 0 – 35 32.8 ± 16.0 36.3 ± 20.9 0.390 45.3 ± 36.4 35.9 ± 26.1 0.149 0.118

ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; HDL, high-density lipoprotein;

LDL, low-density lipoprotein; TG, triglycerides.

Sharafedtinov et al.

Sharafedtinov et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:138   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-138

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