Lactobacillus Sepsis and Probiotic Therapy in Newborns: Two New Cases and Literature Review.

@article{Dani2016LactobacillusSA,
  title={Lactobacillus Sepsis and Probiotic Therapy in Newborns: Two New Cases and Literature Review.},
  author={Carlo Dani and C CaterinaCoviello and I IuriCorsini and Fabio Arena and Alberto Antonelli and Gian Maria Rossolini},
  journal={AJP reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={e25-9}
}
Many term and preterm infants are commonly supplemented with probiotics to prevent adverse effects of antibiotic administration and necrotizing enterocolitis and they are believed to be safe. However, the supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG has been associated with the development of sepsis with a cause-effect relationship in six newborns and children. In this study, we report two further cases and discuss the emerging issue of probiotic supplementation safety in neonates. We… CONTINUE READING
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