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- Del Bo’, Cristian, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Food & function 2017 v.8 no.10 pp. 3601-3609
- Lactobacillus helveticus; Streptococcus; adhesion; anti-inflammatory activity; blueberries; carbohydrates; children; dendritic cells; epithelium; health services; human cell lines; humans; immune response; in vitro studies; interferon-beta; interleukin-12; macrophages; mice; pharyngitis; pharynx; probiotics; tumor necrosis factor-alpha
- ... Group A streptococci (GAS) cause 20–30% of pediatric pharyngitis episodes, which are a major cause of ambulatory care visits. Therefore, a strategy to prevent GAS dissemination in children could significantly benefit public healthcare. Contextually, we assessed the possibility of employing alternative food-grade strategies to be used with the oral probiotic L. helveticus MIMLh5 for the prevention ...