Probiotics for the Prevention of Clostridium difficile–Associated Diarrhea

@article{Johnston2012ProbioticsFT,
  title={Probiotics for the Prevention of Clostridium difficile–Associated Diarrhea},
  author={B. Johnston and S. S. Ma and J. Goldenberg and K. Thorlund and P. Vandvik and M. Loeb and G. Guyatt},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={157},
  pages={878 - 888}
}
BACKGROUND Antibiotic treatment may disturb the resistance of gastrointestinal flora to colonization. This may result in complications, the most serious of which is Clostridium difficile–associated diarrhea (CDAD). PURPOSE To assess the efficacy and safety of probiotics for the prevention of CDAD in adults and children receiving antibiotics. DATA SOURCES Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Allied and Complementary Medicine Database, Web of Science, and… Expand

Paper Mentions

Interventional Clinical Trial
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of bacteria called Lactobacillus GG, a Probiotic, in preventing the growth of resistant bacteria in the digestive tract in… Expand
ConditionsAnti-Infective Agents, Communicable Diseases, Infection, (+2 more)
InterventionDietary Supplement, Other
Probiotics for the prevention of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in adults and children.
Clostridium difficile: biological therapies
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