The Role of Lactobacillus Probiotics in the Treatment or Prevention of Urogenital Infections – A Systematic Review

@article{Abad2009TheRO,
  title={The Role of Lactobacillus Probiotics in the Treatment or Prevention of Urogenital Infections – A Systematic Review},
  author={C. Abad and N. Safdar},
  journal={Journal of Chemotherapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={243 - 252}
}
Abstract Probiotics are increasingly being used to treat and prevent urogenital infections. However, a critical assessment of their efficacy in major urogenital infections is lacking. We report the results of a systematic review to determine the efficacy of probiotics for prevention or treatment of three major urogenital infections: bacterial vaginosis, vulvovaginal candidiasis, and urinary tract infection. Using multiple computeriz ed databases, we extracted data from clinical trials using a… Expand
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