Specific probiotics and virological findings in symptomatic conscripts attending military service in Finland.

@article{Lehtoranta2014SpecificPA,
  title={Specific probiotics and virological findings in symptomatic conscripts attending military service in Finland.},
  author={Liisa Lehtoranta and Kim Kalima and Liang He and Maija Lappalainen and Merja M Roivainen and Mervi N{\"a}rki{\"o} and Mika Juhani M{\"a}kel{\"a} and Simo L Siitonen and Riitta Korpela and Anne Pitk{\"a}ranta},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  year={2014},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={276-81}
}
BACKGROUND Viral upper respiratory tract infections occur frequently among conscripts. Probiotics have reduced viral infections in children attending day care. Limited data are available on the effects of probiotics on the nasopharyngeal presence of respiratory viruses. OBJECTIVES To assess, whether probiotics could decrease nasopharyngeal occurrence of respiratory viruses in Finnish conscripts. STUDY DESIGN In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled 90- and 150-day intervention… CONTINUE READING
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