Subacute Toxicological Analysis of Excessive Staphylococcus epidermidis Administration in Mice

Abstract

We performed subacute toxicological analysis of mice that received repeated oral administration of excess Staphylococcus epidermidis every day for 4 weeks. No mouse died and no abnormalities of specific internal organs were induced by excessive S. epidermidis administration. Furthermore, acute toxicity analysis following oral and intraperitoneal administration of excess S. epidermidis showed no toxicity in the test mice.

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Y. Nodake, S. Matsumoto, R. Miura, R. Sakakibara and G. Ishibashi, "Subacute Toxicological Analysis of Excessive Staphylococcus epidermidis Administration in Mice," Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2013, pp. 172-174. doi: 10.4236/jcdsa.2013.33027.

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