Microbiome Series

How Do Various Probiotic Bacterial Strains Work Differently?


Lectures: 0
Credits: 0.75
Supported by independent educational grants from Microbiome Labs, Burt's Bees, and Nutranext.

About this course

Skill level: all levels
Estimated time to complete activity: 45 min
Release date: October 15, 2018
Expiration date: October 14, 2019


American Nurses Credentialing Center(ANCC), American Medical Association(AMA)


This activity is part of a 13-course series designed to equip licensed practitioners from medical, nursing, and related disciplines with a multidisciplinary approach to managing patients through microbiome education.

7. How Do Various Probiotic Bacterial Strains Work Differently?

Can certain strains of probiotics modulate histamine? Is there an Inflammatory response? Do certain people react poorly to some strains and not others? Is it better to use one strain or multiple strains in a probiotic supplement? Is it possible to have too many probiotics?

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will able to:

  • Assess if specific strains of microbiota can have beneficial or deleterious effects on health
  • Differentiate between strains of probiotics and their metabolites

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Faculty Reported Financial Relationship
Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP

Advisory Board: Dermveda

Consultant: Dermala, Burt's Bees


Contact Information

This activity is jointly provided by SynAptiv and Dermeda

Questions about CE accreditation or CE certificates related to this course, please contact us via email at yourcesource@synaptiv.org.

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Lectures: 0
Credits: 0.75