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A taxonomic genus within the family Lactobacillaceae — gram-positive facultative anaerobic or microaerophilic rod-shaped bacteria.
A placebo-controlled trial of Lactobacillus GG to prevent diarrhea in undernourished Peruvian children.
Controlled studies have shown that Lactobacillus acidophilus might prevent candida vaginitis.
The most common of these is Lactobacillus acidophilus, the bacteria found in yogurt and some other dairy products.
Besides Lactobacillus acidophilus there are other bacteria that are beneficial to the human digestive system and contribute to good health.
The most common are Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium.
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