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Strain deposit number: DSM13241

The LA-5® probiotic strain has been tested in numerous clinical trials in doses up to 50 billion CFU/day with no reported side effects.

It is considered safe based on its long history of use for human consumption and the approval by the Danish Medicines Agency as a Natural Remedy.

The benefits of the LA-5® probiotic strain

Human studies indicate that the LA-5® and BB-12® probiotic strains may have a beneficial effect within gastrointestinal function:

  • May improve intestinal conditions*
  • May improve faecal properties and microbiota*
  • May restore the intestinal microbiota after antibiotic treatment**
  • May reduce the risk of traveler's unsettled stomach***

Clinical Documentation

You will find abstracts of all the studies, supporting the beneficial effects of the strain named LA-5® in our Selected Summaries below.  


Contact Chr. Hansen's dedicated sales department - they will help you find the perfect product with strains from Chr. Hansen's Probio-Tec® range.


LA-5® Selected Summaries
LA-5® Selected SummariesThis binder provides you with summaries of selected publications on LA-5®
LA-5® - Handout
LA-5® - HandoutChr. Hansen offers multiple application forms of one of our most clinically documented Probio-Tec®...

* Shioya et al. 2000
** Sheu et al. 2002
*** Black et al. 1989