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Clin Perinatol. 1994 Jun;21(2):307-15.

Necrotizing enterocolitis and infection.

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Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

Abstract

Infections are considered to play an important role in the pathogenesis of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). The evidence for infectious causes of NEC is reexamined, with special attention to the clinical definition and reported outbreaks of NEC. Future areas of study are proposed.

PMID:
8070228
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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