Breast milk causing neonatal sepsis and death.

  title={Breast milk causing neonatal sepsis and death.},
  author={John A Widger and Nuala H O'Connell and Trevor Stack},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  volume={16 12},
Breast milk can occasionally transmit serious viral and bacterial infections to preterm infants. We present three cases of late-onset neonatal sepsis, including one that resulted in death, occurring in preterm infants. The likely source of the microorganisms in all three cases was expressed breast milk. 


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