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.
"Characterization of Bacillus species used for oral bacteriotherapy and bacterioprophylaxis of gastrointestinal disorders," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, December 2000.