Prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in children by Clostridium butyricum MIYAIRI.

@article{Seki2003PreventionOA,
  title={Prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in children by Clostridium butyricum MIYAIRI.},
  author={Hiromi Seki and Masaaki Shiohara and Tadao Matsumura and Natsuki Miyagawa and Mamoru Tanaka and Atsushi Komiyama and Susumu Kurata},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={86-90}
}
BACKGROUND Clostridium butyricum MIYAIRI (CBM) is a probiotic bacteria used for anti-diarrheal medicine in Japan. The preventive effect of CBM was investigated for antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) in children. METHODS One hundred and ten children who suffered from upper respiratory tract infection or gastroenteritis were divided into three groups. Twenty-seven of the patients received only antibiotics, 38 received CBM from the mid point of the antibiotic treatment and 45 concomitantly… CONTINUE READING
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