TITLE

Probiotics and necrotising enterocolitis in premature infants

AUTHOR(S)
Schanler, R. J.
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Nov2006, Vol. 91 Issue 6, pF395
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of probiotics in the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants. Ideal probiotics or non-pathogenic microbial preparations can colonize the intestine and benefit the host. Aside from promoting fermentation to create organic acids, it also reinforces the intestinal barrier and alleviate intestinal inflammation
ACCESSION #
23149128

 

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