A New Vaccine and Probiotic Combat Cholera in Animal Models (2 of 2) (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Cell dish experiments showed that L. lactis had an antibacterial effect when grown on a layer of cholera bacteria. A strain of L. lactis deficient in lactic acid production (L. lactis Δldh) did not show the same effect. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the 13 June, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by N. Mao at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA; and colleagues was titled, "Probiotic strains detect and suppress cholera in mice." Credit N. Mao et al., Science Translational Medicine (2018) Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. This material may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.