Exposure to Gastric Acid Inhibitors Increases the Risk of Infection in Preterm Very Low Birth Weight Infants but Concomitant Administration of Lactoferrin Counteracts This Effect

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Abstract

To investigate whether exposure to inhibitors of gastric acidity, such as H2 blockers or proton pump inhibitors, can independently increase the risk of infections in very low birth weight (VLBW) preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)62-67.ei
Number of pages7
JournalTHE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
Volume193
Publication statusPublished - 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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