Probiotics for the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates: an 8-year retrospective cohort study.

@article{Li2013ProbioticsFT,
  title={Probiotics for the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates: an 8-year retrospective cohort study.},
  author={D K Li and Guido Bernardo Aranha Rosito and Tracy Slagle},
  journal={Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={445-9}
}
WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE Probiotic therapy has been shown to reduce morbidity and mortality of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants in several international studies using various probiotic agents. The purpose of this study(*) is to describe our experience of using probiotic therapy in preventing NEC in infants with very low birth weight… CONTINUE READING