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Vopr Pitan. 1985 May-Jun;(3):17-20.

[Effectiveness of using Maliutka and Malysh adapted propionic-acidophilus mixtures in the combined treatment of congenital hypotrophy].

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The physical and psychomotor development, immune responsiveness, and intestinal microflora were studied in 82 infants with congenital hypotrophy depending on the nutrition pattern. It was shown that children who received the propionic-acidophilic mixtures Malyutka and Malush manifested the highest daily weight gain, the most rapid disappearance on the manifestations of food allergy, an increase in immune responsiveness. A decrease in the cultivation rate of Proteus vulgaris and pathogenic staphylococcus, as well as an increase in the cultivation of bifidobacteria. The data obtained permit recommending the use of the propionic-acidophilic mixtures Malyutka and Malysh in combined treatment of children with congenital hypotrophy.

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