Vaginal application of lactobacilli in the prophylaxis of recurrent lower urinary tract infection in women.

@article{Baerheim1994VaginalAO,
  title={Vaginal application of lactobacilli in the prophylaxis of recurrent lower urinary tract infection in women.},
  author={Anders Baerheim and Eilif Holte og Stein Vegar Larsen and Asbj\orn Digranes},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of primary health care},
  year={1994},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={
          239-43
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine whether vaginal application of Lactobacillus casei v. rhamnosus reduces the reinfection rate in cystitis-prone women. DESIGN A controlled, randomized, double-blind clinical trial. SETTING Division for General Practice, University of Bergen, Norway. INTERVENTION Vaginal application of lactobacilli twice weekly. SUBJECTS 47 women, aged 18-50 years, reporting three or more episodes of distal urinary symptoms during the previous 12 months, of which at least one episode… CONTINUE READING
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