A formulation for use as a bactericidal agent in the human or animal digestive system includes xanthine oxidoreductase. The formulation may especially be in the form of a formula feed formulation or enteral feed formulation for administration to a human or animal. The formulation is capable of functioning as a "natural antibiotic" to prevent or reduce bacterial infection within the gut, especially the neonatal gut.
|Patent number||US2004120938 (A1)|
|Publication status||Published - 24 Jun 2004|