Enteral feeding of premature infants with Lactobacillus GG.

  title={Enteral feeding of premature infants with Lactobacillus GG.},
  author={Mike R Millar and Christopher Bacon and Sandra Lee Smith and Valerie Walker and Margaret A Hall},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={69 5 Spec No},
The objectives of this study were to determine whether or not the probiotic Lactobacillus GG can colonise the immature bowel of premature infants and if so, does colonisation result in a reduction of the size of the bowel reservoir of nosocomial pathogens such as enterobacteriaceae, enterococci, yeasts or staphylococci, and does colonisation with Lactobacillus GG have any effect on the clinical progress and outcome. Twenty preterm infants with a gestational age of 33 weeks or less who were… CONTINUE READING
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