TABLE 1.

Effect on mice of oral administration of NaHCO3 buffer, L. plantarum NCIMB8826, or Lactococcus lactis MG1363a

Buffer or strainNo. of miceActivity score% Variation in wt (day 5 − day 1)Macroscopic scoreHistological scoreNCIMB8826 or MG1363 translocation or disseminationbOD with MPO
NaHCO383 ± 0+1.7 ± 1.900ND0
NC1MB882693 ± 0+1.1 ± 2.200No0
MG136383 ± 0+6.4 ± 7.900No0
  • a Values are means ± standard errors of the means. OD, optical density; ND, not determined.

  • b Detection level, ≥100 CFU/organ.