Effect of probiotics on preventing disruption of the intestinal microflora following antibiotic therapy: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study.

@article{Madden2005EffectOP,
  title={Effect of probiotics on preventing disruption of the intestinal microflora following antibiotic therapy: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study.},
  author={J. A. Madden and S. Plummer and James Tang and I. Garaiov{\'a} and N. T. Plummer and Mary Herbison and John Hunter and T. Shimada and Lei Cheng and T. Shirakawa},
  journal={International immunopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={
          1091-7
        }
}
In this pilot-scale, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 30 patients with Helicobacter pylori infection were randomised into three groups prior to their 7 days eradication therapy, to study the effects of probiotic supplement comprising Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum on the intestinal microflora in response to antibiotic therapy. [...] Key Method Group I received the placebo product from day 1 to day 15, Group II received placebo from day 1 to day 7 and probiotics from day 8 to day 15…Expand
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