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The Effect of Infant Feeding on Stool Characteristics

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00503789
First Posted: July 19, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 5, 2008
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Information provided by:
Mead Johnson Nutrition
  Purpose
Infants will be fed infant formula and stool characteristics assessed.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Procedure: fecal bacteria analysis

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Official Title: The Effect of Infant Feeding on Stool Characteristics

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Further study details as provided by Mead Johnson Nutrition:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • fecal bacteria analysis [ Time Frame: 60 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Intake, tolerance, stool characteristics, anthropometrics [ Time Frame: 60 days ]

Estimated Enrollment: 280
Study Start Date: August 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
cow-milk based infant formula
Procedure: fecal bacteria analysis
ad lib feeding
Experimental: 2
cow milk based infant formula with prebiotics
Procedure: fecal bacteria analysis
ad lib feeding
3
human milk reference group
Procedure: fecal bacteria analysis
ad lib feeding

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 30 Days   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy, term infants
  • 21-30 days of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Infants with feeding difficulties
  • Use of antibiotics or steroids
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00503789


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Mead Johnson Nutrition
Investigators
Study Director: Deolinda Scalabrin, MD Mead Johnson Nutrition
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Deolinda Scalabrin, Mead Johnson
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00503789     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 33715
First Submitted: July 17, 2007
First Posted: July 19, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 5, 2008
Last Verified: September 2008

Keywords provided by Mead Johnson Nutrition:
Healthy infants