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

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
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 Asthma Drug: Mixture of probiotic bacteria and prebiotic oligosaccharide Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
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   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

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:
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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis, Allergic
Dermatitis, Atopic
Conjunctivitis, Allergic
Food Hypersensitivity
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Skin Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Skin Diseases, Eczematous
Conjunctival Diseases
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