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    2002

Factors influencing oral colonization in premature infants.

@article{Makhoul2002FactorsIO,
  title={Factors influencing oral colonization in premature infants.},
  author={Imad R. Makhoul and Polo Sujov and Leon Ardekian and Imad Kassis and Tatiana Smolkin and Imad Abu-El-Naaj and Ada Tamir and Dov Laufer},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2002},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={
          98-102
        }
}
BACKGROUND Factors influencing the oral flora of premature infants have not been adequately investigated. OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of gestational age and of anti-bacterial therapy on the oral flora of premature infants. METHODS Oral cultures were obtained at age 1 day and age 10 days from 65 premature infants, divided into three groups: a) 24 neonates of 30-34 weeks gestation who did not receive ABT, b) 23 neonates of 30-34 weeks gestation who received ABT, and c) 18 neonates… CONTINUE READING

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