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EBNESINA 2010, 13(3 And 4): 55-60 Back to browse issues page
Probiotics as a suitable replacement for common antibiotics against infectious disease
H Poor ja'far , R Ghasem nejad
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Background: Consuming antibiotics for prevention and control of all sorts of disease have burdened immense costs through many years up to date, and constant dosage of them have already brought drug resistance, besides, considering human health, the scantling of some antibiotics in food chain has become an important issue. Furthermore, some diseases have been reported to completely succeed to stay beyond the immune of common antibiotics. Taking all these in to consideration, introduction of a bacterial rivalry through probiotics and new health strategies for prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal and urogenital infectious is now required. The aim of this study is to reviewing the key role of probiotics as a suitable replacement for antibiotics in our fight against infectious disease.

Materials and methods: This study is reviewing data accumulated from literature and prestigious case studies which are in connection with our subject.

Results: Due to the beneficial effects of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains in human and cattle’s health, and also because of their GRAS characteristics (1- anti-pathogenic, 2- positive effects) in probiotics agents’ production procedure, they have become popular in common. These groups of probiotics with colonial, hydrogen peroxide secretion, lactic acid production, and pH reduction mechanisms provide prevention and treatment for many kinds of infectious agents in a human body. Some of probiotic strains plant temporarily in digestive system and this instant habitation increases IgA and interferon gamma.

Conclusion: Probiotics are one of the most effective and recent productions which are available in particular food products and also in objective drug forms for both human and cattle’s usage. Also they are being introduced as suitable replacement for antibiotics and are known as stimulated of growth. 

Keywords: Probiotics, Antibiotics, Infectious diseases
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2016/02/6 | Accepted: 2016/02/6 | Published: 2016/02/6
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Poor ja'far H, Ghasem nejad R. Probiotics as a suitable replacement for common antibiotics against infectious disease. EBNESINA. 2010; 13 (3 and 4) :55-60
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