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Testing the Water - Urine Test Identifies Babies at Most Risk of Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Study



4/16/2013 8:01:07 AM

Abnormal gut bacteria in premature babies can be found days before the onset of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) finds new research in BioMed Central's open access journal Microbiome. Babies who later went on to develop NEC had a lower diversity of gut bacteria 4-9 days after birth, increased level of Firmicutes or Enterobacteriaceae, and lacked the Propionibacterium found in healthy babies.

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