Correction to: Effect of a Preparation of Four Probiotics on Symptoms of Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Association with Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

  • Konstantinos Leventogiannis
  • Paraskevas Gkolfakis
  • Georgios Spithakis
  • Aikaterini Tsatali
  • Aikaterini Pistiki
  • Athanasios Sioulas
  • Evangelos J. Giamarellos-Bourboulis
  • Konstantinos Triantafyllou
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Correction to: Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins (2018)

  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12602-018-9401-3

The original version of this article contained mistakes, and the authors would like to correct them. The correct details are given below:
  • On page 6, right column line 4, SIBO should read IBS-C.

  • Figure 4, the legend of panel (d) should read IBS-M(+) (n = 10).

  • Figure 5, the legend of panel (b) should read IBS-M(+) (n = 10).

Fig. 4

Effect of treatment with the studied preparation of four probiotics on the components of the IBS Severity Scoring System. a, b Percent change of scoring for bowel satisfaction and for the effect of bowel function on daily life in relation to the absence or presence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). c Percent change of scoring for bowel function satisfaction in relation to the presence of diarrhea predominant IBS (IBD-D). d Percent change of abdominal pain intensity in relation to the presence of mixed-type IBS (IBD-M). The p values of statistically significant comparisons are shown

Fig. 5

Effect of treatment with the studied preparation of four probiotics on the stool form and on the days of work loss. a Rate of patients with normal stool in relation to the presence of constipation-predominant IBS (IBS-C). Normal stool is considered as any Bristol stool scale of 4 or 5. b Decrease of the days ofwork loss compared to the period before treatment in relation to the presence of mixed-type IBS (IBS-M). The p values of statistically significant comparisons are shown. CI. confidence interval

The authors apologize for potential issues raised by these mistakes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konstantinos Leventogiannis
    • 1
  • Paraskevas Gkolfakis
    • 2
  • Georgios Spithakis
    • 1
  • Aikaterini Tsatali
    • 1
  • Aikaterini Pistiki
    • 1
  • Athanasios Sioulas
    • 2
  • Evangelos J. Giamarellos-Bourboulis
    • 1
    • 3
  • Konstantinos Triantafyllou
    • 2
  1. 1.4th Department of Internal MedicineNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Hepatogastroenterology Unit, 2nd Department of Internal Medicine-Propedeutic, Research Institute and Diabetes CenterNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthensGreece
  3. 3.4th Department of Internal MedicineATTIKON University HospitalAthensGreece

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