Oral purified bacterial extracts in acute respiratory tract infections in childhood: a systematic quantitative review

@article{SteurerStey2006OralPB,
  title={Oral purified bacterial extracts in acute respiratory tract infections in childhood: a systematic quantitative review},
  author={Claudia A Steurer-Stey and Leonie Lagler and Daniel A. Straub and Johann Steurer and Lucas M. Bachmann},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={166},
  pages={365-376}
}
Recurrent acute respiratory tract infections (ARTI) are a common problem in childhood. Some evidence suggests a benefit regarding the prevention of ARTI in children treated with the immunomodulator OM-85 BV (Bronchovaxom). We summarised the evidence on the effectiveness of the immunomodulator OM-85 BV in the prevention of ARTI in children. We searched randomised comparisons of oral purified bacterial extracts against inactive controls in children with respiratory tract diseases in nine… CONTINUE READING
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