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Effect of Probiotics on Serum Bilirubin Level in Term Neonates with Jaundice; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Yadollah Zahed Pasha; Mousa Ahmadpour-kacho; Abes Ahmadi Jazi; Hemmat Gholinia;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2017 Journal: International Journal of Pediatrics, volume 5, issue 10, pages 5,953-5,958 (issn: 2345-5047, eissn: 2345-5055, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Background In recent years, tendency to use drugs has been increasing in the treatment of neonatal jaundice. Several drugs have been used since then, but the effect of probiotics on serum bilirubin level (SBL) is not so clear. This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of probiotics on SBL and the duration of phototherapy in term neonates with hyperbilirubinemia. Materials and Methods: In this randomized clinical trial, we studied 150 term neonate with jaundice hospitalized for phototherapy in Amirkola Children’s Hospital, Babol- Iran, during October 5, 2016 till May 19, 2017. Eligible neonates were randomly divided into two; intervention (n=75), and contro...
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free text keywords: Bilirubin, jaundice, Newborn, phototherapy, Probiotic, lcsh:Pediatrics, lcsh:RJ1-570
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