Camel milk lactoferrin against bacterial infections

“Its sceintifically proved that milk lactoferrin inhibits the growth of some pathogenic strains in humans and/or animals such as Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, Shigella dysenteriae, Listeria monocytogenes, Streptococcus spp., Vibrio cholerae, Legionella pneumophila, Klebsiella pneumophila, Enterococcus spp., Staphylococcus spp., Bacillus stearothermophilus and Bacillus subtilis.” – Prof Taherah

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Prof. Dr.Taherah Mohammadabadi, an Iranian experienced scientist has done many experiments on camel milk quality and its properties. In the following paragraphs, she explained how camel milk lactoferrin as a nutraceutical supplement is against bacterial infections.

Lactoferrin is found in all types of milk (sheep, goat, cow, and buffalo) but camel milk containing the highest quantity. Lactoferrin strengthens the immune system by protecting cells against bacterial and viral infections and inflammation.

Its sceintifically proved that milk lactoferrin inhibits the growth of some pathogenic strains in humans and/or animals such as Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium,Shigella dysenteriae, Listeria monocytogenes, Streptococcus spp., Vibrio cholerae, Legionella pneumophila, Klebsiella pneumophila, Enterococcus spp., Staphylococcus spp., Bacillus stearothermophilus and Bacillus subtilis.

Due to the fact that camel milk has the highest amount of lactoferrin compared to other species, so it can be a valuable source of lactoferrin that can reduce bacterial growth, prevent…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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