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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

From: Assessment of a new synbiotic preparation in healthy volunteers: survival, persistence of probiotic strains and its effect on the indigenous flora

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