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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Liptay, S; Burdach, S 
Title:
Probiotics in children and adolescents with gastrointestinal disease 
Abstract:
Probiotics are increasingly being used to prevent and treat gastrointestinal diseases, although there is only limited proof of their efficacy. The best studied paediatric indication is the treatment of infectious diarrhoea. Several studies have shown a statistically significant shortening of the duration of diarrhoea by approximately 24 h, which is of moderate clinical benefit. Efficacy depends on the probiotic strain, high doses, and early start of therapy. In adults there is additional proof f...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Monatsschr Kinderheilkd 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
156 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
1076-+ 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0026-9298 
TUM Institution:
Kinderklinik und Poliklinik