Probiotic, zinc and lactose-free formula in children with rotavirus diarrhea: Are they effective?


Dalgic N., SANCAR M. , Bayraktar B., Pullu M., Hasim O.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.53, no.5, pp.677-682, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2011.03325.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.677-682
  • Keywords: children, lactose-free formula, probiotic, rotavirus, zinc, RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIAL, ACUTE INFECTIOUS DIARRHEA, YOUNG-CHILDREN, ACUTE GASTROENTERITIS, DOUBLE-BLIND, LACTOBACILLUS GG, MANAGEMENT, INFANTS, PREVENTION, SUPPLEMENTATION

Abstract

Background: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of zinc, probiotic bacteria, and lactose-free formula and their different combinations in the treatment of rotavirus diarrhea in young children.