Prebiotic supplementation in full-term neonates: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.

  title={Prebiotic supplementation in full-term neonates: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Shripada C. Rao and Ravisha M Srinivasjois and Sanjay K. Patole},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  volume={163 8},
OBJECTIVE To systematically review randomized controlled trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of prebiotic supplementation in full-term neonates. DATA SOURCES Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE, EMBASE, and CINAHL databases and proceedings of relevant conferences. STUDY SELECTION Eleven of 24 identified trials (n = 1459) were eligible for inclusion. Intervention Trials comparing formula milk supplemented with or without prebiotics, commenced at or before age 28… CONTINUE READING
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