Influence of feeding formula and breast milk fortifier on lymphocyte subsets in very low birth weight premature newborns.

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BACKGROUND It is well known that breast-feeding protects the newborn from infectious diseases. This is especially important for very low birth weight preterm infants, whose immune systems are immature. In this study we investigated how a milk fortifier and replacement formula affected lymphocyte subsets in preterm infants. METHOD The study assessed the… (More)

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@article{Tarcan2004InfluenceOF, title={Influence of feeding formula and breast milk fortifier on lymphocyte subsets in very low birth weight premature newborns.}, author={Aylin Tarcan and Berkan G{\"{u}rakan and Filiz Tiker and Namik Yasar Ozbek}, journal={Biology of the neonate}, year={2004}, volume={86 1}, pages={22-8} }