Table 1: Spores production of A. parasiticus IMI 242695 after incubation for seven days at 30°C with S. boulardii, S. cerevisiae UFMG 905, and L. delbrueckii UFV H2b20, in viable or inactivated forms. SR = spore reduction, AP = A. parasiticus.

AssaysLive cellsInactivated cells
Average deviationSR (%)Average deviationSR (%)

Positive control (AP)11.9 Aa ± 0.3711.9 Aa ± 0.37
S. boulardii × AP6.4 Ba ± 0.3646,39.0 Cb ± 0.4224,9
S. cerevisiae × AP6.5 Ba ± 0.6845,89.2 Bb ± 0.4122,7
L. delbrueckii × AP4.9 Ba ± 0.8959,310.2 Bb ± 0.4914,0

Different letters (uppercased letters for columns and lowercased letters for rows) indicate significant differences according to Tukey’s test ().