Some characteristics of Lactobacillus isolates from infant faeces

Arici M., Bilgin B., Sagdic O., Ozdemir C.

FOOD MICROBIOLOGY, vol.21, no.1, pp.19-24, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0740-0020(03)00044-3
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-24
  • Keywords: lactobacillus, infant facces, probiotic, LACTIC-ACID BACTERIA, PROBIOTICS
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: No


In this research, 21 strains of lactobacilli were isolated from newborn infant faeces. Lactobacillus rhamnosus (seven strains), L. paracasei ssp. paracasei (four strains), L. fermentum (four strains), L. buchneri (two strains), L. brevis (one strain), L. curvatus (one strain) and Lactobacillus sp. (two strains) isolated from infant faeces were analysed for acid production, antibiotics resistances, H2S productions and antimicrobial activities.