Use of Probiotic Bacteria in Prevention of Allergic Disease in Children 1999-2008

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified March 2006 by Helsinki University.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
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Helsinki University Identifier:
First received: March 1, 2006
Last updated: October 17, 2006
Last verified: March 2006

The aim of the study is to find out if allergic diseases can be prevented buy giving probiotic bacteria to pregnant mothers and their newborn infants

Condition Intervention Phase
Atopic Dermatitis
Food Hypersensitivity
Allergic Rhinitis, Seasonal
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Drug: Mixture of probiotic bacteria and prebiotic oligosaccharide
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by Helsinki University:

Study Start Date: October 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   37 Weeks to 42 Weeks
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • mother or father fo child with doctor diagnoses allergic disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • prematurity, major malformations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00298337

Helsinki University Central Hospital, Skin and Allergy Hospital
Helsinki, PO box 160, Finland, 00029 HUS
Sponsors and Collaborators
Helsinki University
Study Chair: Erkki Savilahti, Professor Helsinki University Central Hospital, Hospital for Children and Adults, PO Box 281, 00029 HUS, Finland
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Additional Information:
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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00298337     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: T101060058;T1040A0002;T110612
Study First Received: March 1, 2006
Last Updated: October 17, 2006
Health Authority: Finland: Ethics Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Conjunctivitis, Allergic
Food Hypersensitivity
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Nose Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Rhinitis processed this record on March 26, 2015