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Enteral lactoferrin to prevent infection for very preterm infants: the ELFIN RCT

Alternative title:
Enteral lactoferrin supplementation for very preterm infants: a randomised controlled trial
Abstract:

Background

Infections acquired in hospital are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in very preterm infants. Several small trials have suggested that supplementing the enteral diet of very preterm infants with lactoferrin, an antimicrobial protein processed from cow’s milk, prevents infections and associated complications.

Objective

To determine whether enteral supplementation with bovine lactoferrin reduces the risk of late-o...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3310/hta22740

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
Health Technology Assessment programme: 10/57/49
Publisher:
NIHR Journals Library
Journal:
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Volume:
22
Issue:
74
Publication date:
2018-12-20
Acceptance date:
2018-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
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Pubs id:
pubs:944067
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uuid:ad297478-c0a0-46a0-acfb-8762ecf6cefc
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944067
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2018-11-19

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