Dietary and pharmaceutical compositions containing lyophilized lactic bacteria, their preparation and use

  • US 5,716,615 A
  • Filed: 05/24/1995
  • Issued: 02/10/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/10/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A pharmaceutical composition comprising:

  • a) from 10% to 95% by weight of total composition of lyophilized Streptococcus thermophilus, andb) from 5% to 90% by weight of total composition of at least one lyophilized bacterium selected from the group consisting of Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus casei, andc) from 0% to 10% by weight of total composition a pharmaceutically acceptable excipient,wherein said Streptococcus thermophilus and the bacterium b) are present in a concentration of 1×

    1011 -1×

    1013 total bacteria per gram of the composition.

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