Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 shortens acute infectious diarrhea in a pediatric outpatient setting


Dinleyici E. C. , DALGIÇ N., GÜVEN S., METİN O., YASA O., Kurugol Z. , ...More

JORNAL DE PEDIATRIA, vol.91, no.4, pp.392-396, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 91 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jped.2014.10.009
  • Title of Journal : JORNAL DE PEDIATRIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.392-396
  • Keywords: Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938, Diarrhea, Children, Probiotic, Ambulatory care, ACUTE GASTROENTERITIS, CHILDREN, MANAGEMENT, PROBIOTICS

Abstract

Objective: Two randomized controlled clinical trials have shown that Lactobacillus (L) reuteri DSM 17938 reduces the duration of diarrhea in children hospitalized due to acute infectious diarrhea. This was the first trial evaluating the efficacy of L. reuteri DSM 17938 in outpatient children with acute infectious diarrhea.