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Table 4 Comparison of stool characteristics at admission and 24 hours after

From: Lactobacillus caseistrain GG in the treatment of infants with acute watery diarrhea: A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trial [ISRCTN67363048]

  Admission N 24 h later N P
Fecal pH      
   Placebo group 6.3 ± 1.1 87 5.9 ± 0.8 76 0.014
   LGG group 6.6 ± 1.1 89 6.1 ± 0.9 74 0.004
CHO malabsorption      
   Placebo group 39 (45.9%) 85 51 (68.0%) 75 0.008
   LGG group 36 (41.4%) 87 52 (72.2%) 72 < 0.001
  1. Values are mean ± SD or n (%)