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Probiotics in infants for prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2007
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

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3 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
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7 tweeters
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4 Facebook pages

Citations

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Title
Probiotics in infants for prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2007
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006475.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

David A Osborn, John KH Sinn

Abstract

The composition of the intestinal microflora may be different in individuals with atopic eczema from those without this condition, and such differences may precede the development of eczema. Probiotics are live bacteria that colonize the gastrointestinal tract and provide a health benefit to the host. Probiotics added to infant feeds have the potential to prevent sensitisation of infants to dietary allergens.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Estonia 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Unknown 159 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 36 22%
Researcher 24 15%
Student > Master 22 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 17 10%
Other 16 10%
Other 22 14%
Unknown 25 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 46 28%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 23 14%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 12%
Social Sciences 7 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 6 4%
Other 24 15%
Unknown 36 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 41. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 November 2018.
All research outputs
#609,755
of 17,361,274 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,521
of 11,660 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,982
of 157,645 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4
of 100 outputs
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