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LGG/BB12-pastille Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01577485
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 13, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 4, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
We want to study the effect of short-term consumption of probiotics (a mixture of L. rhamnosus GG and B. lactis BB-12)on the composition of the oral flora.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Probiotics Dietary Supplement: Probiotics in an pastille Dietary Supplement: Control pastille Phase 1

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: LGG/BB12-pastille Study
Study Start Date : August 2012
Primary Completion Date : November 2012
Study Completion Date : November 2012
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Probiotic pastille
Test group
Dietary Supplement: Probiotics in an pastille
Test group
Active Comparator: Control pastille
Control group
Dietary Supplement: Control pastille
Control group

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Counts of mutans streptococci [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Amount of plaque [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects healthy, 20-30 yrs of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects not healthy, too old/young
Contacts and Locations

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Institute of Dentistry
Turku, Finland, 20520
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Turku
University of Michigan
The Forsyth Institute
Principal Investigator: Eva M Söderling Associate Professor
More Information

Responsible Party: Eva Soderling, Associate Professor, University of Turku
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01577485     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ETMK:22/180/2012
First Posted: April 13, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 4, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013