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Table 2 Growth inhibition of mutans streptococci strains by selected probiotic lactobacilli at different cell concentrations.

From: Growth inhibition of oral mutans streptococci and candida by commercial probiotic lactobacilli - an in vitro study

   Mutans streptococci (inhibition score)
Lactobacilli CFU/ml Ingbritt NCTC
10449
OMZ176 P1:27 P2:29
L. plantarum 299v 103-109 0 0 0 0 0
L. plantarum
931
103-109 0 0 0 0 0
L. rhamnosus GG 105-109 0 0 0 0 0
ATCC 53103 103 0 1 1 1 0
L. rhamnosus 105-109 0 0 0 0 0
LB21 103 1 1 1 1 1
L. paracasei 105-109 0 0 0 0 0
F19 103 1 1 1 1 1
L. reuteri 105-109 0 0 0 0 0
PTA5289 103 1 1 1 1 1
L. reuteri 105-109 0 0 0 0 0
ATCC 55730 103 1 1 1 1 1
L. acidophilus 109 0 0 0 0 0
La5 * 107 0 1 1 0 1
  105 1 1 1 1 1
  103 2 2 2 2 2
  1. Inhibition scores; 0 = total inhibition; 1 = slight inhibition; 2 = no inhibition.
  2. * p < 0.05, chi-square test.