Patent Number: 6,761,885

Title: Strain of Lactobacillus plantarum and uses thereof

Abstract: A novel strain of Lactobacillus plantarum, referred to as LB931, has now been isolated. The strain has been deposited at Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen, Braunschweig, DE. It has been assigned accession number DSM11918. Accordingly LB931 can be used for treating and/or preventing urogenital infections. LB931 can advantageously be included in pharmaceutical compositions and in products for personal care, such as feminine hygiene products, diapers and sanitary napkins.

Inventors: H.ang.kansson; Eva Grahn (Ume.ang., SE), Forsgren-Brusk; Ulla (Pixbo, SE), Andersson; Rolf (Molnlycke, SE), Holm; Stig E. (Ume.ang., SE), H.ang.kansson; Stellan (Ume.ang., SE)

Assignee: SCA Hygiene Products AB

International Classification: A61L 15/36 (20060101); A61K 35/74 (20060101); A61K 35/66 (20060101); A61L 15/16 (20060101); A01N 063/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/13/2021