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Randomised controlled trial of Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LGG) versus placebo in children presenting to the emergency department with acute gastroenteritis: the PECARN probiotic study protocol

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  • David Schnadower Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Phillip I Tarr Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • T Charles Casper Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marc H Gorelick Central Administration, Children’s Hospital Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael J Dean Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Karen J O’Connell Division of Emergency Medicine, Children’s National Health System, Department of Pediatrics, The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Prashant Mahajan Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Michigan Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USADepartments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Thomas H Chun Department of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics Providence, Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Seema R Bhatt Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Cindy G Roskind Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, New York, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elizabeth C Powell Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alexander J Rogers Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Cheryl Vance Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robert E Sapien Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Feng Gao Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stephen B Freedman Sections of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr David Schnadower; schnadower_d{at}wustl.edu
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Schnadower D, Tarr PI, Casper TC, et al
Randomised controlled trial of Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LGG) versus placebo in children presenting to the emergency department with acute gastroenteritis: the PECARN probiotic study protocol

Publication history

  • Received June 7, 2017
  • Revised August 22, 2017
  • Accepted August 24, 2017
  • First published September 24, 2017.
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September 24, 2017

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