A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized human study assessing the capacity of a novel galacto-oligosaccharide mixture in reducing travellers' diarrhoea

@article{Drakoularakou2010ADP,
  title={A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized human study assessing the capacity of a novel galacto-oligosaccharide mixture in reducing travellers' diarrhoea},
  author={Alexandra Drakoularakou and George Tzortzis and R. A. Rastall and Glenn R M Gibson},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={64},
  pages={146-152}
}
Background/Objectives:Prebiotics have attracted interest for their ability to positively affect the colonic microbiota composition, thus increasing resistance to infection and diarrhoeal disease. This study assessed the effectiveness of a prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharide mixture (B-GOS) on the severity and/or incidence of travellers' diarrhoea (TD) in healthy subjects.Subjects/Methods:The study was a placebo-controlled, randomized, double blind of parallel design in 159 healthy volunteers, who… CONTINUE READING
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