Affiliation: Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales
Bautista C, Sandoval A, Aguilar B. Effect of high- and low-molecular-weight components of Lactobacillus casei on resistance against Babesia microti in NIH mice. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008;1149:152-4 pubmed publisher
..5), LcH (10.3 +/- 6.9), LcT (3.6 +/- 0.7), and LcV (6.9 +/- 1.9) groups. The results suggest that L. casei LMWc can induce an early protective immune response, similar to that generated by LcV in mice, against B. microti infection. ..
Bautista Garfias C, Gomez M, Aguilar B, Ixta O, Martinez F, Mosqueda J. The treatment of mice with Lactobacillus casei induces protection against Babesia microti infection. Parasitol Res. 2005;97:472-7 pubmed
..These results show the protective effect of L. casei administered to mice against a B. microti infection and suggest that it might act by stimulating the innate immune system...