The administration of probiotics and synbiotics in immune compromised adults: is it safe?

  title={The administration of probiotics and synbiotics in immune compromised adults: is it safe?},
  author={Maurits van den Nieuwboer and Robert Jan Brummer and Francisco Guarner and Lorenzo Morelli and Michael D. Cabana and Elizabeth Claasen},
  journal={Beneficial microbes},
  volume={6 1},
This study aimed to systematically evaluate safety of probiotics and synbiotics in immune compromised adults (≥18 years). Safety was analysed using the Common Terminology Clinical Adverse Events (CTCAE version 4.0) classification, thereby providing an update on previous reports using the most recent available clinical data (2008-2013). Safety aspects are represented and related to number of participants per probiotic strain/culture, study duration, dosage, clinical condition and selected… 

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