Author(s): Millar M, Wilks M, Costeloe K
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Abstract Infants nursed in special care baby units develop an abnormal pattern of microbial colonisation, which may contribute to disease. Enteric feeding of live microbial supplements (probiotics) may provide benefit to such infants and help to prevent diseases such as neonatal necrotising enterocolitis.
This article was published in Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed
and referenced in Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology