Lactobacillus GG for Treatment of Acute Childhood Diarrhoea

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Title Lactobacillus GG for Treatment of Acute Childhood Diarrhoea
 
Creator Jain, Sandhya
 
Subject Acute Childhood Diarrhoea
Follow-up and Lactobacillus GG
 
Description Background: Diarrhoea is a Greek word that’s literal meaning is “to flow through like a stream”. Diarrhoea is defined as the passage of 3 or more liquid or watery stools in a day with change in consistency and character of the stools. Subjects and Methods: Using this data set, it was calculated that 130 subjects were needed to be enrolled (65 subjects in cases & 65 subjects in controls) to detect a mean difference in duration of diarrhoea of 24 hours in the both group. Results: Out of 265 children, 130 were found eligible and enrolled in the study, 127 (97.69%) completed the 7 days follow-up. Two child discontinued the intervention after discharge on day 3 in the intervention group, and three children did not come for follow-up in the control group. Conclusion: Lactobacillus GG in dose of 10 billion cfu/ day for five days given to children aged under five resulted in shortening of the duration of diarrhoea and faster improvement in stool consistency.
 
Publisher Society for Health Care & Research Development
 
Date 2019-05-10
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://aijournals.com/index.php/ajmr/article/view/847
10.21276/ajmr.2019.8.2.PE2
 
Source Asian Journal of Medical Research; Vol 8 No 2 (2019): April - June 2019; PE05-PE08
2277-7253
2347-3398
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://aijournals.com/index.php/ajmr/article/view/847/628
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Asian Journal of Medical Research
 

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