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Specimen Type - Meconium

Known as: MECONIUM 
The newborn's first intestinal discharge. It is a dark-green, thick substance composed of mucus, intestinal secretions, hair, and intestinal mucosa… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Background Preterm birth is the second leading cause of death in children under the age of five years worldwide, but the etiology… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Culture-dependent methods have shown that meconium, the newborn's first intestinal discharge, is not sterile, but the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
The establishment and succession of bacterial communities in infants may have a profound impact in their health, but information… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Objectives Bifidobacterium species are one of the major components of the infant's intestine microbiota. Colonization with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Upon delivery, the neonate is exposed for the first time to a wide array of microbes from a variety of sources, including… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In a previous study, bacteria were able to be isolated from umbilical cord blood of healthy neonates and from murine amniotic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to describe drug use by pregnant women participating in the 4-site Maternal Lifestyle… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE Disagreement exists concerning the appropriate delivery room management of the airway of vigorous meconium-stained… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To compare pregnancy outcomes between morbidly obese and nonobese women and to determine the effect of gestational… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVES Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy has been related to a high frequency of abnormal intrapartum fetal heart rate… Expand
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