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What does AAD stand for?

AAD stands for Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea

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Monteiro has studied sugar-based vaccines for two other gastric pathogens: Campylobacter jejuni, which causes travellers' diarrhea; and Clostridium difficile, which causes antibiotic-associated diarrhea.
Probiotics and Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea A systematic review and metaanalysis was conducted using 12 electronic databases to evaluate the evidence for probiotics in the prevention and treatment of antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD).
Empiric treatment without testing (where testing is available) is not recommended, since only about 30% of hospitalized patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhea will have CDI.
These scientific studies strengthen the positive influence of probiotics in maintaining and improving health and quality of life including preventive and therapeutic application possibilities on infectious or antibiotic-associated diarrhea, influence on the intestinal flora, and the reduction of pathogenic mircoorganisms, metabolites, and enzymes as well as immunostimulating properties and the reduction of allergenic and atopic complaints.
These good bacteria have also been proven to shorten the course of infectious diarrhea in children, lessen antibiotic-associated diarrhea, and may help "maintain remission of ulcerative colitis and prevent a relapse of Crohn's disease," according to the Harvard Women's Health Watch newsletter.