Safety and protective effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus used as probiotic agent in goats

Abstract

Safety and protective effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus used as probiotic agent in goatsR.K. Muhsen J. M. A. Al-Kalby T. A.FahadColl.of Vet.Med./Unive.of Al- Basrah AbstractThe study was aimed to study the protective effect of lactobacillus acidophilus isolated from fresh sheep milk. the result of this study was revealed that Lactobacillus isolates had liver improvement functions. Lactate & Sorbitol dehydrogenase activities of goats dosed Lactobacillus isolates alone were lower than the control. There were reduction in the count of enterobactria in goat dosed with Lactobacillus after three days. Protection of gastrointestinal tract by these isolates was also observed.