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A RANDOMIZED PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL ON THE USE OF PROBIOTICS IN THE PREVENTION OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH HEMATOLOGIC AND ONCOLOGIC DISEASES

@inproceedings{Grace2005ARP,
  title={A RANDOMIZED PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL ON THE USE OF PROBIOTICS IN THE PREVENTION OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH HEMATOLOGIC AND ONCOLOGIC DISEASES},
  author={Arlene Grace and L. Simon and Jossie M. Rogacion},
  year={2005}
}
  • Arlene Grace, L. Simon, Jossie M. Rogacion
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Background : Despite measures to decrease its incidence, nosocomial infection remains to be a major problem in most tertiary hospitals. The use of prophylactic antibiotics leads to an increase in bacterial resistance, rather than decreasing the nosocomial infection rate. Other measures have been proposed to combat antibiotic resistance and the development of nosocomial infection, such as the use of probiotics. Objective : The efficacy of the use of probiotics in the prevention of nosocomial… CONTINUE READING

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