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Probiotics: A Review

@inproceedings{Patel2012ProbioticsAR,
  title={Probiotics: A Review},
  author={Siddharth Patel and Krunal Upadhyay and Tusharbindu R. Desai and Ketan Shah},
  year={2012}
}
Objective:�Toreviewthecurrentevidenceonthe� healthbenefitsandadverseeffectsofprobiotics. •� Methods: Reviewoftheliterature. •� Results:�Theefficacyofprobioticsisstrain-dependent.� Thereisgoodevidencetosupportprobioticuseinthe� treatmentofacutediarrhealdiseases,�preventionof� antibiotic-associateddiarrhea,�andpreventionofpou- chitis.�However,�thereisinsufficientevidencetorec- ommendprobioticsforuseinotherclinicalconditions.� Mostofthestudieshavebeenmarkedbyclinicaland� methodologicaldifferences… 
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