The Efficacy of the Use of Probiotic Therapy in Young Children with Food Allergy

O.S. Ivakhnenko

Abstract


The purpose of this study — to evaluate the efficacy of inclusion of probiotics Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12 (1 × 109 CFU) and Streptococcus thermophilus TH-4 (1 × 108 CFU) in the compbined treatment of atopic dermatitis in infants on the background of food allergy to cow’s milk protein. The study revealed that the addition of probiotics Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12 (1 × 109 CFU), and Streptococcus thermophilus TH-4 (1 × 108 CFU) for 4 weeks in infants with atopic dermatitis and proved allergy to cow’s milk protein against the elimination diet and basic treatment improves the clinical course of the disease, has a significantly positive impact on the clinical course of atopic dermatitis, reduces gastrointestinal symptoms of food allergies and has little influence on the occurrence of obstructive bronchitis.


Keywords


infants; food allergy; atopic dermatitis; probiotics; cow’s milk

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22141/2224-0551.6.49.2013.84840

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