For travelling abroad - Scientific Research
Clinical Research on probiotics and travelling abroad
OptiBac Probiotics 'For travelling abroad' contains species which are thought to support health in the event of traveller's diarrhoea. Note that the clinical trials listed below have mainly, but not all, been carried out on the species found in 'For travelling abroad'. Additionally, Saccharomyces boulardii is one of the specific strains found in our product.
McFarland, L. V. (2007) Meta-analysis of probiotics for the prevention of traveller’s diarrhoea. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 97 – 105
Gibson, G.R. & Wang, X. (1994) Regulatory Effects of Bifidobacteria on the growth of other colonic bacteria. The Journal of Applied Bacteriology. Oct;77(4):412-20.
Kollaritsch, H. H. et al (1993) Prevention of traveller’s diarrhoea: Comparison of different non-antibiotic preparations. Results of a placebo-controlled double-blind study; Fortschr Med; Vol. 111 pp. 152-156
Kirchhelle, A. et al. (1996) Treatment of persistent diarrhoea with Saccharomyces Boulardii in returning travellers. Results of a prospective study; Fortschr Med; Vol. 114 (11) pp. 136-140
Wallace, T. D. et al (2003). Interactions of Lactic Acid Bacteria with Human Intestinal Epithelial Cells: Effects on Cytokine Production. Journal of Food Protection. Vol. 66 Iss. 3 pp. 466 – 472
Hilton, E. et al (1997) Efficacy of Lactobacillus rhamnosus (GG) as a Diarrheal Preventive in Travelers. Journal of Travel Medicine 4 (1), 41–43
Teitelbaum, J. E. (2005) Probiotics and the Treatment of Infectious Diarrhea. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 24:3, 267