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Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital: Growth Failure in Preterm Infants Tied to Altered Gut Bacteria

Jul 09, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital issued the following news release:

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- Distinct microbiome features might point to new ways to predict, prevent and treat growth failure in premature infants

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Extremely premature infants who fail to grow as expected have delayed development of their microbiome, or communities of bacteria and other micro-organisms living in the gut, according to a new study published in Scientific Reports. Analysis of these infants' ...