The role of micro-organisms (Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans) in the pathogenesis of breast pain and infection in lactating women: study protocol

@inproceedings{Amir2011TheRO,
  title={The role of micro-organisms (Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans) in the pathogenesis of breast pain and infection in lactating women: study protocol},
  author={Lisa H Amir and M{\'e}abh Cullinane and Suzanne Marie Garland and Sepehr N Tabrizi and Susan M. Donath and Catherine M. Bennett and Amanda R. Cooklin and Jane Rw Fisher and Matthew S. Payne},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The CASTLE (Candida and Staphylococcus Transmission: Longitudinal Evaluation) study will investigate the micro-organisms involved in the development of mastitis and "breast thrush" among breastfeeding women. To date, the organism(s) associated with the development of breast thrush have not been identified. The CASTLE study will also investigate the impact of physical health problems and breastfeeding problems on maternal psychological health in the early postpartum period. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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