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Title: What interventions are effective for preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea?
Author: Vladykina, Viktoriya; Satre, Thomas J.
Keywords: probiotics
Lactobacillus
antibiotic use
diarrhea
Date: 2012-11
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 15(11): 07-08.
Abstract: Probiotics are effective in preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) in adults and children, especially doses of more than 5 billion CFU. Lactobacillus rhamnosus may be more effective than other species (SOR: C, inconsistent meta-analyses).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/16071

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