“Enhanced Mucosal Immunity Against Eimeria acervulina in Broilers Fed a Lactobacillus-Based Probiotic”
Investigators fed one group of broiler chicks a standard diet and another a diet with Lactobacillus-based PrimaLac and studied their immune response when challenged by infection with Eimeria acervulina. Intestinal cells were studied and describe increased resistance to E. acervulina in the probiotic-fed group.