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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 17 (2003), Issue 11, Pages 655-659
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2003/654907
Original Article

Probiotic Beverage Containing Lactobacillus casei Shirota Improves Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Patients with Chronic Constipation

Corinna Koebnick,1 Irmtrud Wagner,2 Peter Leitzmann,3 Udo Stern,4 and HJ Franz Zunft1

1German Institute of Human Nutrition, Department of Intervention Studies, Bergholz-Rehbrücke, Germany
2Yakult Deutschland GmbH, Neuss, Germany
3Institute of Nutritional Science, University of Giessen, Germany
4Büdingen, Germany

Received 10 March 2003; Revised 11 August 2003

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How to Cite this Article

Corinna Koebnick, Irmtrud Wagner, Peter Leitzmann, Udo Stern, and HJ Franz Zunft, “Probiotic Beverage Containing Lactobacillus casei Shirota Improves Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Patients with Chronic Constipation,” Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 17, no. 11, pp. 655-659, 2003. doi:10.1155/2003/654907