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World J Gastroenterol. May 14, 2010; 16(18): 2202-2222
Published online May 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i18.2202
Table 1 Examples of commercially available probiotics containing “Saccharomyces boulardii
Product nameProbiotic strainManufacturerStable at room temp1Facility certifiedStrain confirmedColony forming unit (cfu) per mg capsule or mLOriginal strain-specific studiesDegree of clinical evidence2
Single strain
Florastor® (US) Perenterol® (Germany) Reflor® (Turkey) Ultra-Levure® (Asia)3S. boulardii lyoBiocodex (France)YesEU GMPMicrosatellite sequency poly-morphism [28,29]5 × 109/250 mgMultiple[37-62]A
SB+MOSS. boulardiiJarrow Formulas (Los Angeles, CA) and Gnosis (Italy)NoEU GMPNot stated1.5 × 109One study[63]C
Saccharomyces boulardiiS. boulardiiKirkman (Oregon)NoGMPDNA finger-print3 × 109/150 mgNoneF
Saccharomyces boulardiiS. boulardiiAllergy Research Group (CA)/NutriCology (CA)NoGMPDNA finger-print3 × 109/150 mgNoneF
Saccharomyces boulardiiS. boulardiiKlaire Labs (Reno Nevada)NoGMP ISO 9001Ribotyping3 × 109/150 mgNoneF
In mixtures of probiotics
Protecflor® (Canada) Erce Flora® (Belgium)S. cerevisiae boulardii CNCM I-1077) + L. rhamnosus + L. acidophilus + Bifido. strainInstitut Rosell-Lallemand (Quebec, Canada)Not statedCanadian GMPNot stated109/2 mLTwo studies [64,65]D
MitoMix®S. boulardii and Pediococcus acidilacticiImagilin Technology (Maryland)YesNot statedNot stated2.3 × 109/capsuleOne study[66]D
Primal Defense™S. boulardii with 13 other strains4Garden of Life (FL)YesNot statedNo (only certified “organic”)Total 1 × 109 per 410 mgNoneF
Pro-Bio Defense™S. boulardii + 7 other strains5Kirkman (OR)NoGMPDNA finger-printTotal: 2 × 1010/cap, no data on SB cfuNoneF
ABX Support™S. boulardii + L. rhamnosus + Bifido. bifidum + Bifido. breveKlaire Labs (NEV)NoGMP ISO 9001Ribotyping5 × 109/300 mgNoneF
Kombucha fermented teaS. boulardii + L. bacterium + blue-green algaeMillennium Products, Inc.NoNoNot stated1 × 109 per 16 oz.NoneF