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Efficacy of Lactobacillus Reuteri DSM 17938 for the Treatment of Acute Gastroenteritis in Children

2016-12-12 18:38:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Acute gastroenteritis (AGE) is one of the most common diseases among children. Oral rehydration therapy is the key treatment. According to the 2014 guidelines developed by the ESPGHAN probiotics may be considered in the management of children with AGE in addition to rehydration therapy. Considering that evidence on L reuteri remains limited, the investigators aim to assess the efficacy of L reuteri DSM 17938 for the treatment of AGE in children. Children vaccinated and not vaccinated against rotavirus will be evaluated separately.

Two independent reports (rotavirus-vaccinated and non-vaccinated children) are planned.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Acute Gastroenteritis

Intervention

Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938, Placebo

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Szpital im. Św. Jadwigi Śląskiej

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-12T18:38:22-0500

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