Table 2

Excluded studies with reasons for exclusion
Reasons for exclusion of studies
Use of breast milk or mixed feeds (breast milk and formula)
    No
use of probiotic, prebiotic
Follow up - study, Not RCT Duplicate publishing Different inclusion criteria and outcomes Type of feed unspecified
Agarwal 2003 [52] Lin H-C 2008 [53] Riskin 2009 [54] Andrews 1969 [55] Chou I-C 2009 [56] Stansbridge 1993 [57] Cukrowska 2002 [58] Karvonen 2002 [51]
Bin-Nun 2005 [59] Manzoni 2006 [60] Rouge 2009 [61] Taylor 2009 [62] Hoyos 1999 [63] Wang 2007 [64]
Dani 2002 [65] Millar 1993 [66] Samanta 2005 [67] Lidesteri 2003 [68]
Kitajima 1997 [69] Mohan 2006 [70] Westerbeek 2008 [71]
Lee 2007 [72] Mohan 2008 [73] Westerbeek 2010 [74]
Lin H-C 2005 [75] Patole 2005 [76] Yong Gu 2009 [77]

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