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The last five typical cases of pellagra in my practice have been treated with Bulgarian lactic acid bacilli in tablet form, each about 7½ grains. Two tablets were given half an hour before each meal and at bedtime.
The improvement in the appearance and subjective symptoms of these patients warrants this preliminary report.
Law WL. TREATMENT OF PELLAGRA WITH LACTIC ACID BACILLI. JAMA. 1913;61(1):27. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04350010029015
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