Probiotics in the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal infections.

Abstract

Probiotics have been studied in a variety of GI infections, and are an appealing concept given their favorable safety profiles. Several placebo-controlled trials indicated that lactobacilli have a suppressive effect on H pylori infection. Although some studies reported improvement in H pylori eradication, others failed to confirm this. Controlled trials… (More)

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@article{Huebner2006ProbioticsIT, title={Probiotics in the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal infections.}, author={Elizabeth S. Huebner and Christina M. Surawicz}, journal={Gastroenterology clinics of North America}, year={2006}, volume={35 2}, pages={355-65} }