bacterioprophylaxis

bacterioprophylaxis

(bak-tēr″ē-ō-prō″fĭ-lak′sĭs) [ bacterio- + prophylaxis]
Administration of live bacteria to someone in order to prevent disease.
References in periodicals archive ?
Characterization of Bacillus species used for oral bacteriotherapy and bacterioprophylaxis of gastrointestinal disorders," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, December 2000.