Table 4

Comparison of the merged intervention groups with controls

Control Group

n= 21

Intervention Group*

n = 43

p value**


Median hours of hospitalization (IQR)

89.5 (117)

76 (48)

0.13


Median hours of diarrhoea (IQR)

84.5(94)

60(40.5)

0.025


Median (IQR) duration of fever (hours)

67 (60)

46.5 (50.5)

0.025


Median (IQR) duration of vomiting (hours)

42.5 (69.5)

0 (33)

0.014


Duration of diarrhoea, hospitalization, fever and vomiting

IQR= Intercuartile Range

* = Intervention group represents the addition of the two groups receiving probiotic products

**Mann - Whitney U Test

Grandy et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:253   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-253

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