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Accession Number ADA570986
Title Probiotic (VSL No. 3) for Gulf War Illness.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 10p
Personal Author A. Tuteja
Abstract The overall objective of the study was to determine whether Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 (Align) will improve symptoms of GW illness. We have not started the study as yet. We were unable to get IND (Investigational New Drug) number for the probiotic, Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 (Align). We requested the Department of Defense to allow us to use another commonly used probiotic, VSL No. 3. The Department of Defense contract has been modified to include this change. The Confidentiality Disclosure Agreement between VSL Pharmaceuticals and the Department of Veterans Affairs has been agreed. We have received IND from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for VSL No. 3. Our application is with University of Utah Institutional Review Board at the final stages of approval. This application will be sent to Department of Defense for their approval before starting the study.
Keywords Diarrhea
Gulf war illness
Irritable bowel syndrome
Signs and symptoms

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 57E - Clinical Medicine
57Q - Pharmacology & Pharmacological Chemistry
Corporate Author Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (Provisional), Fort Detrick, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Annual rept. 8 Sep 2011-7 Sep 2012.
NTIS Issue Number 1315
Contract Number W81XWH-10-1-0593

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