Bovine lactoferrin supplementation for prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in very-low-birth-weight neonates: A randomized clinical trial

Paolo Manzoni, Michael Meyer, Ilaria Stolfi, Matteo Rinaldi, Silvia Cattani, Lorenza Pugni, Mario Giovanni Romeo, Hubert Messner, Lidia Decembrino, Nicola Laforgia, Federica Vagnarelli, Luigi Memo, Linda Bordignon, Milena Maule, Elena Gallo, Michael Mostert, Michele Quercia, Lina Bollani, Roberto Pedicino, Livia RenzulloPasqua Betta, Fabrizio Ferrari, Tanith Alexander, Rosario Magaldi, Daniele Farina, Fabio Mosca, Mauro Stronati

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Abstract

Importance: NEC is a common and severe complication in premature neonates, particularly those with very-low-birth-weight (VLBW, 9 CFU/day; group BLF + LGG; n = 238), or placebo (Control group; n = 258) from birth until day 30 of life (45 for neonates

Original languageEnglish
JournalEarly Human Development
Volume90
Issue numberSUPPL.1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Lactoferrin
  • Necrotising enterocolitis
  • Neonate
  • Preterm
  • Probiotics
  • Sepsis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Medicine(all)

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    Manzoni, P., Meyer, M., Stolfi, I., Rinaldi, M., Cattani, S., Pugni, L., Romeo, M. G., Messner, H., Decembrino, L., Laforgia, N., Vagnarelli, F., Memo, L., Bordignon, L., Maule, M., Gallo, E., Mostert, M., Quercia, M., Bollani, L., Pedicino, R., ... Stronati, M. (2014). Bovine lactoferrin supplementation for prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in very-low-birth-weight neonates: A randomized clinical trial. Early Human Development, 90(SUPPL.1). https://doi.org/10.1016/S0378-3782(14)70020-9