Table 1.

Clinical Characteristics of the Patients

Lactobacillus GG (n = 61)Placebo (n = 58)
Diagnosis
 Otitis4543
 Tonsillitis66
 Pneumonia54
 Bronchitis43
 Sinusitis12
Antimicrobial agent
 Penicillin910
 Amoxicillin4138
 Kephalosporins32
 Erythromycin32
 Trimetoprim-sulpha56
Previous antibiotics
 None910
 0–1 prescription/y4036
 2 or more prescriptions/y1212
Child care
 Home3029
 Kindergarten1210
 Private family45
 School1314