The study, 2 part, was just performed using Bacillus Polyfermenticus. It would be nice to know if this B.P. helps more than other bacteria strains (guess another study is required).
The vsl I'm taking doesn't have B.P. but it has a lot compared to others:
43, male, UC diagnosed in 1985
March 2009 colonoscopy showed no signs of UC; azathioprine reduce from 100mg to 50mg
Started current flare August 2009, bleeding by October 2009, hospital 12/9-12/15
Current Meds: 150 mg azathioprine, 60 mg prednisone, 750 mg Colazal 6/day, 400 mg Asacol 6/day, Rowasa enema nightly, VSL#3 DS, Lialda, started Remicade on 12/17/09
80 mg solumedrol; demoral, Dilaudid, oxycodone for pain, Zolfran for nausea
Tegretol XR and valium for epilespy