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Table 1 Total Fecal Aerobes, Anaerobes, Bifidobacteria and Lactobacillus in Placebo and Treatment Groups

From: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of a probiotic in emotional symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome

  Total Aerobes Total Anaerobes Bifidobacteria Lactobacillus
  0 Wk 8 Wk Dif 0 Wk 8 Wk Dif 0 Wk 8 Wk Dif 0 Wk 8 Wk Dif
Placebo 7.98 7.82 -0.16 9.46 9.49 0.03 6.96 6.60 -0.36 5.81 5.96 0.15
Treatment 7.52 7.95 0.43 9.32 9.58 0.26 6.44 7.10 0.66 6.93 8.05 1.12
  1. Values expressed as mean CFU per gram fresh fecal sample