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Lactobacillus GG

A strain of Lactobacillus rhamnosus (ATCC 53103) that is widely used as a PROBIOTIC and for the treatment of DIARRHEA.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE: The incidence of nosocomial infections, predominantly gastrointestinal and respiratory, in children in developed… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND. The value of probiotics for primary prevention is controversial. Published trials vary considerably in study design… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
Aim To review evidence for the effectiveness of Lactobacillus GG (LGG) in treating acute infectious diarrhoea in children. 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Establishment of the gut microbiota at birth provides a substantial source of microbial stimuli for the maturation of… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BackgroundExperimental studies have shown that luminal antigens are involved in chronic intestinal inflammatory disorders such as… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE Nosocomial diarrhea is a major problem in pediatric hospitals worldwide. We evaluated the efficacy of orally… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background Lactobacillus GG is a safe probiotic bacterium known to transiently colonize the human intestine. It has been found to… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The efficacy of Lactobacillus GG yoghurt in preventing erythromycin associated diarrhoea was studied. Sixteen healthy volunteers…