Creamatocrit and the Nutrient Composition of Human Milk

  title={Creamatocrit and the Nutrient Composition of Human Milk},
  author={C. D. Wang and Patricia W S Chu and Beverly G Mellen and Jayant P. Shenai},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
OBJECTIVE:We tested the hypothesis that creamatocrit, the length of the cream column separated from milk by centrifugation and expressed as a percentage of the length of the total milk column, is a useful measure of the lipid concentration and the energy content of human milk.STUDY DESIGN:Milk samples from 17 mothers of preterm infants were analyzed prospectively, fresh as well as frozen and thawed, for creamatocrit measurement and nutrient composition.RESULTS:Creamatocrit correlated strongly… CONTINUE READING

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