Journal article

Systematic review and meta-analysis on the use of probiotic supplementation in pregnant mother, breastfeeding mother and infant for the prevention of atopic dermatitis in children

Nasya Amalia, David Orchard, Kate Louise Francis, Emma King

Australasian Journal of Dermatology | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

Probiotic supplementation may decrease the risk of allergic disease; however, there are differences between studies, such as the type of probiotic, the route or the duration of supplementation. Therefore, determining the most effective probiotic strain/s, route of administration and duration for clinical recommendation has been difficult. An electronic systematic literature search was undertaken between using Ovid MEDLINE, Embase, PubMed and Cochrane. Risk ratio (RR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) are presented for the studies. PEDro scale and Newcastle-Ottawa Scale were used to assess the quality of the included studies. A total of 21 studies met the inclusion criteria. Strain-specific su..

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