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Probiotics for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: focus on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Saccharomyces boulardii.



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Title Probiotics for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: focus on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Saccharomyces boulardii.
Author Segarra-Newnham M.
Country Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Patient Support Service (119), 7305 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410, USA. marisel.segarra-newnham@va.gov
Year 2007
Numbers Pubmed ID: 17595306
1496 (internal)

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Extraction Form: Reviews and Meta-analyses (Table C12)
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Design Details
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Focus of Review Treatment
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Title/Question Patient Population Probiotics for C. difficile- associated diarrhea: focus on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Saccharomyces boulardii
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# of Studies Patient N 7 articles, care report to blinded trials
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Comparators Narrative
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Outcomes Followup
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Results Sparse evidence. Risks may outweigh benefits for debilitated and immunosuppressed patients, which are those most at risk for recurrent CDI.
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