Effect of Synbiotic Supplementation on Serum Systemic Inflammatory Marker and Serum Albumin in Patients Admitted to ICUKooshki Akram1, Tajabadi Ali2, Rakhshani Mohammad Hassan3 and Tadayonfar Moosaalreza4*
- *Corresponding Author:
- Tadayonfar Moosaalreza
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: June 12, 2017; Accepted Date: June 30, 2017; Published Date: July 06, 2017
Citation: Akram K, Ali T, Hassan RM, Moosaalreza T (2017) Effect of Synbiotic Supplementation on Serum Systemic Inflammatory Marker and Serum Albumin in Patients Admitted to ICU. J Prob Health 5:176. doi: 10.4172/2329-8901.1000176
Copyright: © 2017 Akram K, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Introduction: The role of inflammation and malnutrition in critically ill patients has been shown in some studies. The aim of the study is to determine the effect of symbiotic on serum systemic inflammatory marker (hs-CRP) and albumin in critically ill patients.
Methods: Sixty patients admitted to the intensive care unit of Sabzevar Vasei hospital were randomized two groups that received symbiotic or placebo for 2 weeks. Levels of serum hs-CRP and albumin were measured before and after the study.
Results: There was a significant differences between two groups the Levels of serum hs-CRP (P=0.0001) and albumin (P=0.0001).
Conclusion: Results of study were showed that administration of symbiotic in critically ill patients reduced the levels of serum hs-CRP and increased the levels of serum albumin.