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Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 2018;58(2):87-94.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14405/kjvr.2018.58.2.87    Published online July 2, 2018.
Oral malodor-reducing effects by oral feeding of Weissella cibaria CMU in Beagle dogs
Kyung-Hyo Do1, Ho-Eun Park1, Mi-Sun Kang2, Jong-Tae Kim2, Ji-Eun Yeu2, Wan-Kyu Lee1
1College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungbuk National University
2Research Institute, Oradentics Inc.
Weissella cibaria CMU 경구투여가 비글의 구취 저하에 미치는 효과
도경효1, 박호은1, 강미선2, 김종태2, 여지은2, 이완규1
1충북대학교 수의과대학
2(주)오라덴틱스 구강연구소
This study assessed the effects of Weissella cibaria (W. cibaria) CMU on oral health in male and female beagles (n = 18) by measuring oral malodor and periodontal disease-related parameters (calculus, plaque, and gingivitis indices). Oral malodor and indicators of periodontal disease were assessed in five treatment groups: negative control (scaling and 0.24 mg of maltodextrin, n = 3), positive control (0.24 mg of maltodextrin, n = 3), and W. cibaria CMU groups (each n = 4) at low (CMU-L, $2{ imes}10^7$ colony forming unit [CFU]), medium (CMU-M, $2{ imes}10^8CFU$), and high (CMU-H, $2{ imes}10^9CFU$) concentrations. After feeding with W. cibaria CMU for 6 weeks, total volatile sulfur compound concentrations in the CMU-L ($2.0{pm}1.04ng/10mL$), CMU-M ($2.4{pm}1.05ng/10mL$), and CMU-H ($2.6{pm}1.33ng/10mL$) groups were significantly lower than in the positive control group ($3.2{pm}1.65ng/10mL$). Also, CMU-L ($1.4{pm}0.83ng/10mL$) and CMU-H ($1.9{pm}1.14ng/10mL$) groups had methyl mercaptan levels lower than that in the positive control group ($2.4{pm}1.21ng/10mL$) at week 2. The plaque index was significantly lower in the CMU-H group ($4.5{pm}0.28$) than in the positive control group ($5.9{pm}1.08$) at week 6. W. cibaria CMU could be useful as a novel oral hygiene probiotics for reducing volatile sulfur compounds production and inhibiting plaque growth in companion animals.
Key Words: Beagle, Weissella cibaria CMU, methyl mercaptan, oral malodor, plaque index
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