Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Bifidobacterium lactis Ameliorates the Risk of Food Allergy in Chinese Children by Affecting Relative Percentage of Treg and Th17 Cells

Table 5

The effects of B. lactis on pediatric allergy.

ParametersOne-month follow-up valueThree-month follow-up value
BGCGBGCG

Allergy symptoms
Rash, grades1.51 ± 1.132.56 ± 1.67<0.0011.46 ± 1.292.59 ± 1.85<0.01
Eczema, scores11.70 ± 9.3632.41 ± 14.61<0.00111.59 ± 10.8832.52 ± 15.99<0.01
Abdominal cramps/pain, scores8.11 ± 6.7322.16 ± 8.41<0.0016.03  ± 5.2622.09 ± 11.44<0.01
Vomiting, grades1.05 ± 0.972.23 ± 1.65<0.0011.16 ± 1.082.31 ± 1.89<0.01
IgE (μg/ml)2.27 ± 1.945.82 ± 3.90<0.0011.53 ± 1.385.96 ± 4.97<0.01

Note. BG, the patients received B. lactis treatment; CG, the patients received the solution without B. lactis treatment; TSS, total allergy symptom score. n = 126 and 124 for BG and CG groups, respectively, after one-month follow-up. n = 123 and 120 for BG and CG, respectively, after three-month follow-up. All data were presented as mean ± SD (standard derivation). The statistical difference was significant if when compared with the control group.

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