Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

A Prebiotic Formula Improves the Gastrointestinal Bacterial Flora in Toddlers

Table 2

Effects of 3-prebiotic formula administration on the fecal bacterial flora.

Control period (1 week)Administration period (6 weeks)Follow-up period (1 week)
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B9.1 ± 0.59.2 ± 0.49.5 ± 0.49.5 ± 0.29.6 ± 0.39.4 ± 0.2
C5.5 ± 0.75.3 ± 0.54.4 ± 0.54.3 ± 0.73.8 ± 0.94.2 ± 0.7
T10.0 ± 0.39.98 ± 0.29.5 ± 0.39.3 ± 0.39.2 ± 0.79.5 ± 0.3

Data are expressed as colony-forming units (cfu) in log (numbers per gram of feces). B, Bifidobacterium spp.; C, Clostridium perfringens; T, total anaerobic bacteria.
Values significantly differ compared to that at week 0 of the administration period (). Values significantly differ compared to that of the control period ().