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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases
Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 175285, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/175285
Review Article

Probiotic Bacteria Influence the Composition and Function of the Intestinal Microbiota

1Department of Microbiology and Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
2Department of Life Sciences and Materials and Surface Sciences Institute, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

Received 18 July 2008; Accepted 29 September 2008

Academic Editor: Robert A. Britton

Copyright © 2008 Paul W. O'Toole and Jakki C. Cooney. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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Paul W. O'Toole and Jakki C. Cooney, “Probiotic Bacteria Influence the Composition and Function of the Intestinal Microbiota,” Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases, vol. 2008, Article ID 175285, 9 pages, 2008. doi:10.1155/2008/175285