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Impact of Emergency Department Probiotic Treatment of Pediatric Gastroenteritis

2014-08-27 03:19:37 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether administration of a probiotic agent (Lacidofil) is effective in reducing the severity of acute infectious gastroenteritis among children evaluated in North American emergency departments.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Gastroenteritis

Intervention

Lacidofil, placebo

Location

Children's National Medical Center
Washington
District of Columbia
United States
53201

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Gorelick, Marc H., M.D.

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:37-0400

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