TABLE 4.

FISH counts in infant feces after supplementation with placebo or Bb12

ProbeFISH count for groupa:P value
Probiotic (n = 32)Placebo (n = 31)
Eub mix9.95 + 0.069.83 + 0.08NS
Bif1647.73 + 0.274.25 + 0.43<0.001
Ec15314.38 + 0.484.94 + 0.47NS
Lab1584.05 + 0.465.07 + 0.43NS
Str4934.20 + 0.444.62 + 0.45NS
Sta6972.41 + 0.361.89 + 0.33NS
Veil2232.53 + 0.432.24 + 0.39NS
Chis1502.26 + 0.382.99 + 0.42NS
Clit135 (without lysozyme treatment)2.47 + 0.392.87 + 0.41NS
Clit135 (with lysozyme treatment)4.03 + 0.402.60 + 0.360.01
Bac3030.43 + 0.180.59 + 0.21NS
Erec4820.09 + 0.080.00b<0.001
  • a Cell counts are given as log10 values per g (wet weight) feces. Each number is the geometric mean from all time points+standard error. NS, nonsignificant.

  • b Below the limit of detection.