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An oral preparation of Lactobacillus acidophilus for the treatment of uncomplicated acute watery diarrhoea in Vietnamese children: study protocol for a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Diarrhoeal disease is a major global health problem, particularly affecting children under the age of 5 years. Besides oral rehydration solution, probiotics are also commonly prescribed to children with acute watery diarrhoea in some settings. Results from randomised clinical trials (RCTs) in which investigators studied the effect of probiotics on diarrhoeal symptoms have largely shown a positive effect; yet, the overall quality of the data is limited. In Vietnam, probiotics are t...

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10.1186/1745-6215-14-27

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Trials
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
27
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
Source identifiers:
375744
Language:
English
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pubs:375744
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uuid:37a0fa48-0d93-422a-9449-8df1df6ec00e
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pubs:375744
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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