Table 3

Number of study participants reporting vaccine related adverse events up to 10 days following vaccination for mumps, measles, rubella and varicella as reported by the parents during phone interview

Placebo groupProbiotic groupp Value
Fever5 (22.7%)1 (4.0%)0.072
Restlessness4 (18.1%)2 (8.0%)0.286
Diarrhoea2 (9.0%)1 (4.0%)0.484
Any reported adverse effect11 (16.6%)4 (5.3%)0.051
  • Fever: rectal temperature >38.0°C; restlessness was defined by the parents; Diarrhoea: >3 loose stools per day.