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Table 2 Probiotics in treatment of allergies

From: The role of Probiotics in allergic diseases

Author Year Study type Probiotic type Results
Giovannini 2007 R, PC, DB L. casei DN-114001 Longertime free from asthmaIrhinitis episodes Less number of episodes of rhinitis episodes
Tamura 2007 R, PC, DB L. casei strain shirota No change in allergic rhinitis
Xiao 2007 R, PC, DB B. Ion gum BBS36 Ameliorate Japanese cedar pollinosis
Brouwer 2006 R, PC, DB L. rhamnosus I LGG Lower SCORAD (no different from placebo)
Fälster-Holst 2006 R, PC, DB L. rhamnosus GG Lower SCORAD (no different from placebo)
Passeron 2006 R, PC, DB L. rhamonosus Lcr35 and prebiotic Decreased SCORAD
Sistek 2006 R, PC, DB L. rhamnosus, B. lactis Decreased SCORAD
Xiao 2006 R, PC, DB B. Iongum BBS36 Ameliorate Japanese cedar pollinosis
Xiao 2006 R, PC, DB B. Iongum BBS36 Ameliorate Japanese cedar pollinosis
Ciprandi 2005 C Bacillus clausii spores Decreased nasal symptoms
Ishida 2005 R, PC, DB L. acidophil us L-92 Decreased nasal and ocular symptoms
Peng 2005 R, PC, DB L. plantar um 33 Decreased perennial allergic rhinitis
Viljanen 2005 R, PC, DB LGG or MIX Decreased SCORAD
Weston 2005 R, PC, DB L. ferment um Decreased SCORAD
Rosenfeldt 2004 R, PC, DB L. rhamnos us and L. re uteri Decreased frequency of gastrointestinal symptoms and lactulose:mannitaol ratio
Wang 2004 R, PC, DB L. paracasei Decreased frequency and level of bother of allergic rhinitis
Hattori 2003 C B. breve M-16V Ameliorate cutaneous and allergic symptoms
Kirjavainen 2003 R, PC, DB LGG Decreased SCORAD
Rosenfeldt 2003 R, PC, DB L. rhamnos us and L. re uteri Decreased SCORAD
Helin 2002 R, PC, DB LGG No effect on birch pollen allergy
Isolauri 2000 R, PC, DB B. lactis (Bb-12) or LGG Decreased SCORAD
Majamaa 1997 R, PC, DB LGG Decreased SCORAD
Wheeler 1997 R, PC, DB L. acidophil us Increased IFN-and less eosinophilia
  1. R = randomized, C = controlled, PC = placebo-controlled, DB = double-blinded, LGG = Lactobacillus GG, SCORAD = severity scoring of atopic dermatitis index