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The Journal of pediatrics DOI:10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.01.010

Early empiric antibiotic use in preterm infants is associated with lower bacterial diversity and higher relative abundance of Enterobacter.

Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsGreenwood, C, Morrow, AL, Lagomarcino, AJ, Altaye, M, Taft, DH, Yu, Z, Newburg, DS, Ward, DV, Schibler, KR
JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
Volume165
Issue1
Pages23-9
Date Published2014/07/01
ISSN0022-3476
Abstract

To determine the impact of empiric ampicillin and gentamicin use in the first week of life on microbial colonization and diversity in preterm infants.

URLhttp://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0022-3476(14)00011-0
DOI10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.01.010
Pubmed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24529620?dopt=Abstract