Probiotic therapy - recruiting old friends to fight new foes
Department of Biological Sciences, Cork Institute of Technology, Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork, Ireland
Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Ireland
Gut Pathogens 2010, 2:5 doi:10.1186/1757-4749-2-5Published: 25 June 2010
Against a backdrop of increasing antibiotic resistance, and the emergence of new and evolving pathogens, clinicians are increasingly forced to consider alternative therapies - probiotics are one such alternative.