Clinical safety of Lactobacillus casei shirota as a probiotic in critically ill children.

@article{Srinivasan2006ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical safety of Lactobacillus casei shirota as a probiotic in critically ill children.},
  author={Ramesh Srinivasan and Rosan Meyer and Ramnarayan Padmanabhan and Joseph F. Britto},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={171-3}
}
OBJECTIVE Diarrhea is frequently observed among critically ill children (CIC) admitted for intensive care. There is increasing evidence that probiotics decrease the incidence of acute infectious and nosocomial and antibiotic induced diarrhea amongst children hospitalized in nonintensive care settings. Despite theoretic advantages for the use of probiotics in CIC, safety has remained a concern in this vulnerable group. The objective of this study was to establish clinical safety (invasive… CONTINUE READING
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