No Effect Of Probiotics On Respiratory Allergies: A Seven-year Follow-up Of A Randomized Controlled Trial In Infancy

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 6+ Months
Number of Subjects 184
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 0-1
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of the mother (last month of gestation) and offspring (first month of life) with _L. reuteri_ ATCC 55730, when the family was known to be at risk of passing on allergic diseases (due to parental lineage possessing them) failed to alter the risk of asthma, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, eczema, or skin prick test reactivity relative to placebo.