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What Role for Probiotics in Necrotising Enterocolitis

Arthur C. Ouwehand 1 , *
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1 Active Nutrition, DuPont Nutrition and Health, Kantvik, Finland
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  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: July 01, 2014, 2 (3); e14912
  • Published Online: July 21, 2014
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: September 17, 2013
  • Accepted: October 19, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.14912

To Cite: Ouwehand A C. What Role for Probiotics in Necrotising Enterocolitis, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2014 ; 2(3):e14912. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.14912.

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