Probiotics Reduce Necrotizing Enterocolitis Severity in HIV-exposed Premature Infants.

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OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of probiotics on the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants born to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive and HIV-negative women. PATIENTS AND METHODS HIV-exposed and HIV-unexposed premature infants were randomized to either the probiotic or the placebo group. The probiotic consisted of 1… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/tropej/fmv004

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@article{Niekerk2015ProbioticsRN, title={Probiotics Reduce Necrotizing Enterocolitis Severity in HIV-exposed Premature Infants.}, author={Evette van Niekerk and Daniel G Nel and Renee Blaauw and Gert Francois Kirsten}, journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics}, year={2015}, volume={61 3}, pages={155-64} }