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Research opens possibility of reducing risk of gut bacterial infections with next-generation probiotic

20:00 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Baylor College of Medicine) In laboratory-grown bacterial communities, the co-administration of probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri and glycerol selectively killed C. difficile.

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