Table 1

Changes in the counts of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria following intake of synbiotic preparation. Individual values. Values are in log of CFU/g of faeces

Time-Bacteria/Vol. no.

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12


Day 0

Total Lactobacilli

1 × 106

7.5 × 105

1.6 × 105

1 × 105

1 × 106

9.3 × 104

7.6 × 107

5 × 105

4 × 104

2.6 × 106

6.8 × 106

1 × 107

L. paracasei-like

1.3 × 104

2.2 × 106

0 × 103

8.6 × 103

3 × 103

9 × 104

6.8 × 107

8 × 103

4 × 103

2.4 × 106

5.5 × 105

0 × 103

Bifidobacteria

8 × 108

3.7 × 108

0 × 106

3.5 × 109

9 × 107

1.8 × 108

1.5 × 109

4.6 × 106

0 × 104

2.2 × 109

3.4 × 107

1.6 × 109

Day 5

Total Lactobacilli

1.2 × 106

2.4 × 107

2.6 × 106

5 × 107

9.8 × 106

8.5 × 105

2.7 × 108

9.5 × 106

3.3 × 107

1.4 × 108

3.8 × 106

2.8 × 107

L. paracasei-like

1.5 × 106

2.3 × 107

2.1 × 106

3.9 × 107

9.5 × 106

8.3 × 105

2 × 108

9.5 × 106

2.7 × 107

1.4 × 108

3.4 × 106

1.7 × 107

Bifidobacteria

7.7 × 108

4.2 × 108

1.5 × 109

4.5 × 107

3.4 × 106

3 × 107

2.4 × 108

4.3 × 108

2.6 × 107

2.4 × 108

3.7 × 106

4.2 × 109

Day 10

Total Lactobacilli

4 × 105

2 × 108

8.3 × 106

2.8 × 107

3.2 × 106

2.2 × 106

4.1 × 108

1.6 × 107

8.6 × 107

9.7 × 105

7.5 × 106

7.6 × 106

L. paracasei-like

1.7 × 105

1.1 × 108

6.5 × 106

2.8 × 107

2.8 × 106

2.1 × 106

3.5 × 108

1.5 × 107

1.7 × 107

9.4 × 107

1 × 106

1 × 106

Bifidobacteria

9.2 × 108

1.4 × 1010

2.3 × 107

2.6 × 109

2.4 × 106

2.3 × 108

7.5 × 108

3.4 × 109

4.3 × 107

2.3 × 107

3.9 × 107

2.5 × 109

Day 15

Total Lactobacilli

6 × 106

3.7 × 108

9 × 106

2.5 × 107

1.5 × 107

2.8 × 106

4.4 × 108

5.9 × 108

3 × 107

1.5 × 108

5.7 × 105

4.1 × 106

L. paracasei-like

5.7 × 106

4.2 × 108

9 × 106

2.2 × 107

1.3 × 107

2.8 × 106

3.7 × 108

2 × 107

2 × 107

1.1 × 108

1.5 × 105

4.1 × 106

Bifidobacteria

4.6 × 109

1.4 × 1010

7.2 × 108

3.1 × 109

2.3 × 107

5.5 × 109

1.3 × 1010

2.9 × 108

3 × 107

3.5 × 109

2.6 × 108

2.6 × 107


Morelli et al. Nutrition Journal 2003 2:11   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-2-11

Open Data