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Preventative and Therapeutic Probiotic Use in Allergic Skin Conditions: Experimental and Clinical Findings

Table 2

The various effects of different probiotic strains, referred to in this paper, in (human) clinical allergic skin conditions such as atopic and nonatopic eczema are shown.

ReferencesProbiotic speciesTypes of atopic dermatitis Outcomes

Atopic (IgE-associated) Eczema
Majamaa and Isolauri [3]LGGFood-sensitized eczema
Viljanen et al. [18]LGGAtopic eczema/dermatitis syndrome
Rosenfeldt et al. [27]Lctbs rhamnosus + Lctbs reuteriAtopic eczema
Sistek et al. [28]Lctbs rhamnosus + Bfdbm lactisEczema, food-sensitized atopy
Kukkonen et al. and Kuitunen et al. [29, 30]Mix (LGG, Lctbs rhamnosus LC705, Bfdbm breve, and Propionibacterium)Atopic eczema
Kuitunen et al. [30]Lctbs + Bfdbm + PropionibacteriaIgE-associated allergy
Abrahamsson et al. [31]Lctbs reuteri Atopic eczema
Isolauri et al. [32, 33]Bfdbm or LctbsFood (cow’s milk) allergy
Wickens et al. [34]Lctbs rhamnosusIgE-associated eczema
Nonatopic Eczema
Kalliomäki et al. [4]LGGAtopic dermatitis
West et al. [35]Lctbs casei F19Atopic dermatitis
Woo et al. [36]Lctbs sakeiAtopic dermatitis
Weston et al. [37]Lctbs fermentumAtopic dermatitis
Hoang et al. [38]Lctbs rhamnosusAtopic dermatitis
Hattori et al. [39]Bfdbm breveAtopic dermatitis
Wickens et al. [34]Lctbs rhamnosus, Bfdbm animalis (Bb-12)Atopic dermatitis
Marschan et al. [40]Mix (LGG, Lctbs rhamnosus LC705, Bfdbm breve, and Propionibacterium)Atopic dermatitis
Niers et al. [41]Bfdbm bifidum, Bfdbm lactis, and Lactococcus lactisAtopic dermatitis
Kim et al. [42]Bfdbm bifidum, Bfdbm lactis, and Lctbs acidophilusAtopic dermatitis
Dotterud et al. [43]LGG, Lctbs acidophilus, and Bfdbm animalis (Bb-12)Atopic dermatitis
Böttcher et al. [44]Lctbs reuteriAtopic dermatitis (sensitization)
Lodinova-Zadnikova et al. [45]Escherichia coliAtopic dermatitis (IgE allergies)
Gerasimov et al. [46]Lctbs acidophilus and Bfdbm lactis Atopic dermatitis
Eczema (atopic dermatitis)
Boyle et al. [47, 48]LGGAtopic dermatitis
Kuitunen et al. [30]Lctbs + Bfdbm + PropionibacteriaAtopic dermatitis
Taylor et al. [49]LGG or Lctbs acidophilusAtopic dermatitis
Kopp et al. [50]LGGAtopic dermatitis
Grüber et al. [51]LGGAtopic dermatitis
Brouwer et al. [52]Lctbs rhamnosusAtopic dermatitis
Fölster-Holst et al. [53]LGGAtopic dermatitis
Soh et al. [54]Bfdbm longum + Lctbcs rhamnosusEczema and atopic sensitization

Bfdbm: Bifidobacterium; Lctbs: Lactobacillus; LGG: Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG; : decrease in symptoms or positive effect,
: no change in symptoms or no effect.

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