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Probiotics: sorting the evidence from the myths

Mimi Pham, Daniel A Lemberg and Andrew S Day
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (5): 304-308.
  • Mimi Pham1
  • Daniel A Lemberg1
  • Andrew S Day1,2

  • 1 Department of Gastroenterology, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 School of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.

Correspondence: andrew.day@unsw.edu.au

Acknowledgements: 

The support of the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation for research funding for Andrew Day is acknowledged.

Competing interests:

Andrew Day attended a probiotics meeting in Rome in 2004 as a guest of VSL#3 Pharmaceuticals. Daniel Lemberg and Andrew Day are investigators on several projects examining the roles of probiotics in inflammatory bowel disease: these projects are supported by VSL#3 Pharmaceuticals by the provision of product only. No other funding has been received.

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