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Clinical Minute Consult: Choosing a Probiotic

3 tips to guide healthcare providers in probiotic selection


In this Clinical Minute, Nikky Contractor, PhD discusses the most important factors for healthcare provider to consider when selecting a probiotic for their patient. Important strategies include:

  • Make sure that the probiotic has been identified by its genus, species, and strain.
  • Ensure that probiotics are used in a targeted way for a particular condition.
  • Understand the clinical research that supports the use of a particular probiotic for a specific condition.



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