TITLE

Antibacterial effect of human milk for common causes of paediatric conjunctivitis

AUTHOR(S)
Baynham, Justin T. L.; Moorman, M. Allison; Donnellan, Catherine; Cevallos, Vicky; Keenan, Jeremy D.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
British Journal of Ophthalmology;Mar2013, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p377
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which examines the use of human milk and its antibacterial effect against the common causes of paediatric conjunctivitis. The study uses milk samples, polymyxin B sulfate/trimethoprim, and standard microbiological methods to determine the antibacterial effect of human milk. Results show that human milk is not effective against the common causes of conjuctivitis in children.
ACCESSION #
85771976

 

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