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Cerbios-Pharma SA – Enterococcus faecium SF68®: a model for efficacy and safety for Pharmaceutical Probiotics

Enterococcus faecium SF68®: a model for safety and efficacy for Pharmaceutical Probiotics

Cerbios-Pharma SA (from now on “Cerbios”) is pleased to announce the publication of a comprehensive review on its proprietary Probiotic Active Ingredient E. faeciumSF68® (SF68®).

In an article, published in the Scientific Journal “Beneficial Microbes”, extensive information is provided on the efficacy and safety of SF68® supported by well established scientific and surveillance data.

Exactly 50 years after the discovery of the probiotic strain, this review provides an overview on the huge amount of scientific information available regarding efficacy and safety of our Probiotic.

“This article is in line with our experience of over thirty years distribution to patients in different markets where SF68® has gained importance thanks to its beneficial effects for the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders without any adverse event”, confirms Gabriel Haering, CEO of Cerbios.

In fact, SF68® has been used since decades both for human and animal health applications and is considered as one of the best characterised probiotic with respect to efficacy and safety with an exceptionally long history of safe use in probiotic therapy.

The review is entitled “Enterococcus faecium SF68® as a model for Efficacy and Safety evaluation of pharmaceutical probiotics”.

The authors are experts in the field of probiotics with profound know-how on Enterococci and, in particular, on SF68®. Among them are the renowned scientists Prof. Wilhelm Holzapfel and Prof. Bruno Pot.

The original publication is available at this link.


About SF68

SF68® is a probiotic active ingredient of pharmaceutical quality produced by Cerbios-Pharma SA and is contained in pharmaceutical probiotics such as Bioflorin®, Newflora®, Neoflor®, Diaflor® and Ventrux®.

It is approved as a pharmaceutical probiotic by the health authorities of different countries, starting from Switzerland in 1979.

Besides its application as pharmaceutical probiotic it is approved by EFSA under the name of the strain deposit E. faecium NCIMB 10415  as a ”gut flora stabiliser” for various animal categories.

For further information contact:

Mr. Martin Aeschbacher
Senior Manager M&S Biological Division
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