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Isolation and identification of cultivable Bifidobacterium spp. from the faeces of 5 baby common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus L.)
- Michelini, Samanta, Modesto, Monica, Oki, Kaihei, Stenico, Verena, Stefanini, Ilaria, Biavati, Bruno, Watanabe, Koichi, Ferrara, Alessia, Mattarelli, Paola
- Anaerobe 2015 v.33 pp. 101-104
- Bifidobacterium, Callithrix jacchus, feces, infants
- Ninety-two bifidobacterial strains were obtained from the faeces of 5 baby common marmosets, three known species Bifidobacterium aesculapii, Bifidobacterium callithricos and Bifidobacterium reuteri and 4 novel putative bifidobacterial species were retrieved. The occurrence of bifidobacteria in non-human primate babies is described for the first time.