Prevention of allergy in infants of allergic mothers by probiotic Escherichia coli.

  title={Prevention of allergy in infants of allergic mothers by probiotic Escherichia coli.},
  author={R{\'a}ja Lodinov{\'a}-Z{\'a}dn{\'i}kov{\'a} and Ludmila Proke{\vs}ov{\'a} and Ingrid Kocourkov{\'a} and Jiř{\'i} Hrd{\'y} and Jan Zizka},
  journal={International archives of allergy and immunology},
  volume={153 2},
BACKGROUND The objective is to study the effect of after-birth oral colonization by a probiotic Escherichia coli strain in infants of allergic mothers to reduce occurrence of allergy later in life. METHODS In a controlled clinical trial, 158 infants were randomly divided into groups of (i) 56 colonized infants of allergic mothers, (ii) 57 control infants of allergic mothers, and (iii) 45 control infants of healthy mothers. Incidence rates of bacterial pathogens in stool and levels of anti-E… CONTINUE READING


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