Response to “Reassessing the death risk related to probiotics in critically ill patients”


We would like to thank Dr. Maraolo for his valuable and careful analysis [1] of the data of our recently published systematic review and meta-analysis on probiotic and synbiotic therapy in the critically ill [2]. As Dr. Maraolo has observed we have made an error in the calculation of the pooled risk ratio (RR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) for the effect… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13054-017-1618-0

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