Urinary D-lactate excretion in infants receiving Lactobacillus johnsonii with formula.

@article{HaschkeBecher2008UrinaryDE,
  title={Urinary D-lactate excretion in infants receiving Lactobacillus johnsonii with formula.},
  author={Elisabeth Haschke-Becher and Oscar Brunser and Sylvia Cruchet and Martin Gotteland and Ferdinand Haschke and Claude Bachmann},
  journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism},
  year={2008},
  volume={53 3-4},
  pages={240-4}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Supplementation with certain probiotics can improve gut microbial flora and immune function but should not have adverse effects. This study aimed to assess the risk of D-lactate accumulation and subsequent metabolic acidosis in infants fed on formula containing Lactobacillus johnsonii (La1). METHODS In the framework of a double-blind, randomized controlled trial enrolling 71 infants aged 4-5 months, morning urine samples were collected before and 4 weeks after being fed… CONTINUE READING

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