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Baseline microbiota activity and initial bifidobacteria counts influence responses to prebiotic dosing in healthy subjects.



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1 Is this a fiber intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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Title Baseline microbiota activity and initial bifidobacteria counts influence responses to prebiotic dosing in healthy subjects.
Author de Preter V., Vanhoutte T., Huys G., Swings J., Rutgeerts P., Verbeke K.
Country Department of Gastrointestinal Research, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, K.U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
Year 2008
Numbers Pubmed ID: 18081736

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Extraction Form: Fiber Database
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Year of Publication 2008
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Country of Publication Belgium
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What was the study design? Controlled trial, unspecified randomization
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Was the study blinded? single blind
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Study diet type Isocaloric/Maintenance
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Level of feeding control for dietary intervention Food partially provided
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Sample size 50
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Is there a run-in period? No
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Is there a washout period? Not applicable
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Did the administered fiber dose change over the course of the study? No
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What is the age of the population (categorical)? Adults (20+ Years); Adolescents (12-19 Years)
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Study population, mean age in years ~22.5
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Study population, age range in years 19-26
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Study Population, mean BMI, kg/m2 ~21.45
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Study population, BMI Range, kg/m2 -
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Baseline health status Healthy
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Gender (% male) ~48
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Fiber 1-type Oligofructose-Enriched Inulin (Of-In)
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Fiber 1- dose 1 (g) 20
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Fiber 1- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 1-Duration of intervention 4 weeks
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Fiber 1-how was the fiber administered? Unspecified
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Fiber 2-type -
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Fiber 2-Duration of intervention -
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Fiber 2-how was the fiber administered? -
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Fiber 3-how was the fiber administered? -
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Fiber 4-type -
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Fiber 4-Duration of intervention -
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Fiber 4-how was the fiber administered? -
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Comparator 1- what was the comparator used in the intervention? Lactulose
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Comparator 1-dose -
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Comparator 1-duration of comparator intervention 4 weeks
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Comparator 1-how was the comparator administered to participants? Unspecified
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