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Table 4 Dosage range in studies investigating the effect of specific probiotic genera in athletes and physically active individuals

From: International Society of Sports Nutrition Position Stand: Probiotics

TypeDosage range
Lactobacillus (n = 35)1 × 109 – 10 × 1010 CFU
Bifidobacterium (n = 18)7 × 107–9.5 × 109 CFU
Streptococcus (n = 8)5 × 109–4.5 × 1010 CFU
Bacillus (n = 5)5 × 108 – 5 × 109 CFU
Multi- species/strain (n = 17)2 × 109–4.5 × 1010 CFU