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Probiotic in Animals

Edited by Everlon Rigobelo

São Paulo State University

Over the last few decades the prevalence of studies about probiotics strains has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. The use of probiotics strains in animals production may reduce several problems caused by antibiotics therapy, growth promoter and problems from inadequate management. Probiotics are specific strains of microorganisms, which when served to human or animals in proper amount, have a beneficial effect, improving health or reducing risk of get sick. This book provides the maximum of information for all that need them trying with this to help many people at worldwide.

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Probiotic in AnimalsEdited by Everlon Rigobelo

Published: October 3rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/3319

ISBN: 978-953-51-0777-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4274-4

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

63630 Total Chapter Downloads

47 Crossref Citations

77 Web of Science Citations

112 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Use of Probiotic Strains as Silage Inoculants

By Yunior Acosta Aragón


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2. Protective Effect of Probiotics Strains in Ruminants

By Everlon Cid Rigobelo and Fernando Antonio de Ávila


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3. Kefir D’Aqua and Its Probiotic Properties

By José Maurício Schneedorf


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4. Indomethacin – Induced Enteropathy and Its Prevention with the Probiotic Bioflora in Rats

By Oscar M. Laudanno


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5. Probiotic Meat Products

By Renata Ernlund Freitas de Macedo, Sérgio Bertelli Pflanzer and Carolina Lugnani Gomes


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6. Use of Probiotics in Aquaculture

By Rafael Vieira de Azevedo and Luís Gustavo Tavares Braga


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7. Use of Yeast Probiotics in Ruminants: Effects and Mechanisms of Action on Rumen pH, Fibre Degradation, and Microbiota According to the Diet

By Frédérique Chaucheyras-Durand, Eric Chevaux, Cécile Martin and Evelyne Forano


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8. Dairy Propionibacteria: Less Conventional Probiotics to Improve the Human and Animal Health

By Gabriela Zárate


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9. Variations on the Efficacy of Probiotics in Poultry

By Luciana Kazue Otutumi, Marcelo Biondaro Góis, Elis Regina de Moraes Garcia and Maria Marta Loddi


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10. Bacteria with Probiotic Capabilities Isolated from the Digestive Tract of the Ornamental Fish Pterophyllum scalare

By María del Carmen Monroy Dosta, Talía Castro Barrera, Francisco J. Fernández Perrino, Lino Mayorga Reyes, Héctor Herrera Gutiérrez and Saúl Cortés Suárez


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11. Kefir d'aqua and its probiotic properties

By Jose Schneedorf


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12. Efficiency of Probiotics in Farm Animals

By Etleva Delia, Myqerem Tafaj and Klaus Männer


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