Probiotic treatment of vancomycin-resistant enterococci: a randomised controlled trial. Comment.

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether eating Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) in the form of commercially available yoghurt improves clearance of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). DESIGN Double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. SETTING Renal ward of Austin Health, a tertiary hospital, Feb-Oct 2005. PARTICIPANTS 27 VRE-positive patients, 14… (More)

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