Table 1

Micro organisms load according to the manufacturer, administration, and main characteristic of probiotic products analyzed.

Group

Microorganisms

Dose (twice daily)

Price ($)*


GARLB

L. acidophilus,

6.625 × 107 lyophilized cells/dose

8.71

L. rhamnosus,

3.625 × 107 lyophilized cells/dose

B. longum,

8.75 × 106 lyophilized cells/dose

S. boulardii

1.375 × 107 lyophilized cells/dose


GB

S. Boulardii

4 × 1010 lyophilized cells/dose

11.43


*Price corresponds to complete treatment course at the time of the study.

Grandy et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:253   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-253

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