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Article Number - 4E0D2019862


Vol.5(9), pp. 96-105 , September 2013
DOI: 10.5897/JMA2013.0279
ISSN: 2141-2308



Commentary

Probiotics and controversies


Tahir Hussain




Atta ur Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan


Email: pak_biotechnologist@yahoo.com






 Accepted: 04 September 2013  Published: 30 September 2013

Copyright © 2013 Author(s) retain the copyright of this article.
This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0


Probiotics are bacteria with potential health enhancing and curing effects and are generally used for treating various forms of diarrheal diseases. The increasing use of probiotics is getting controversial both in terms of efficacy and potential side effects, as there is no conclusive study on the optimal dose and product formulation of probiotics.  

Key words: Probiotics, living microorganisms, bacteria

 

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APA (2013). Probiotics and controversies. Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials, 5(9), 96-105.
Chicago Tahir Hussain. "Probiotics and controversies." Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials 5, no. 9 (2013): 96-105.
MLA Tahir Hussain. "Probiotics and controversies." Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials 5.9 (2013): 96-105.
   
DOI 10.5897/JMA2013.0279
URL http://academicjournals.org/journal/JMA/article-abstract/4E0D2019862

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