Table 4

Effect of type of oral rehydration solution (ORS) and early dose of Lactobacillus strain GG (LGG) on duration of diarrhoea in the hospital (hours)

Hypotonic ORSUltrahypotonic ORS
Early dose of LGG17.7 (12.2 to 25.6)29.5 (23.2 to 37.7)
No early dose of LGG30.4 (23.6 to 39.3)30.4 (24.8 to 37.2)
  • Values are mean (95% confidence intervals).

  • anova: effect of ORS, F = 3.79, p = 0.05; effect of LGG, F = 4.78, p = 0.03; interaction, F = 3.88, p = 0.05.