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- 1Lactic Acid Bacteria
- 1Pediocin PA-1/AcH
Characterisation of bacterial microbiota of the vagina of dairy cows and isolation of pediocin-producing Pediococcus acidilacticiDownload
Background Uterine infections in dairy cows lower profitability of dairy operations. Infections of the reproductive tract are related to the overgrowth of pathogenic bacteria during the first three weeks after parturition. However, alterations in the vaginal microbiota composition in the first...
Increasing prevalence of multidrug-resistance bacteria from extensive antibiotic usage and shortages of new classes of antibiotics have created urgent needs for alternative prevention and treatment options for infections. Based on the hypothesis that lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and their...