Table 1 Bacteria isolated in microbiological culture from samples of homogenizate of mesenteric lymph nodes, ascitic fluid, pleural fluid, liver and spleen in cirrhotic rats treated with water or probiotic.

From: Fermented milk containing Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei CNCM I-1518 reduces bacterial translocation in rats treated with carbon tetrachloride

GroupRatIsolated bacteriaLaparotomy samples
Mesenteric lymph nodesAscitic fluidPleural fluidLiverSpleen
Water group1E. coli++
2E. coli
Enterococcus spp
+
3E. coli
Enterococcus spp.
++
4E. coli+
5E. coli++
6E. coli
Enterococcus spp.
++
7E. coli+
Probiotic group1E. coli
Enterococcus spp.
++
  1. +represents presence of bacteria in microbiological culture, and − represents absence of bacteria in microbiological culture. E. coli, Escherichia coli.