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Table. 3.

BMI, Blood and Fecal Test Results at 6 Months after Taking S. boulardii (n=95)

Initiation 3 months 6 months p-valuea



Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Fecal calprotectin (µg/g) 217.4 382.4 208.1 356.9 233.1 378.7 0.64
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 0.24 0.59 0.32 0.89 0.26 0.46 0.28
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23.38 3.49 23.57 3.76 23.97 4.10 <0.01
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 13.73 1.76 13.84 1.76 14.03 1.89 <0.01
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 154.9 32.6 160.2 34.7 161.5 35.9 <0.01
Ferritin (ng/mL) 85.5 85.3 97.5 117.1 87.7 96.7 0.62
Iron (µg/dL) 96.52 52.63 93.13 46.66 85.05 37.74 0.21
Vitamin B12 (pg/mL) 472.4 305.3 466.9 310.9 443.6 326.1 0.46
Folate (ng/mL) 8.45 5.33 8.29 5.06 8.23 5.17 0.29
Total protein (g/dL) 7.28 3.07 6.91 0.56 7.72 6.59 0.08
Albumin (g/dL) 4.50 0.43 4.48 0.56 4.47 0.43 0.45

BMI, body mass index; S. boulardii, Saccharomyces boulardii; SD, standard deviation.

ap-value comparing baseline point to the 6-month time-point.

Korean J Gastroenterol 2020;76:314~321 https://doi.org/10.4166/kjg.2020.115
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