Gut bacteria and necrotizing enterocolitis: cause or effect?

Christopher Stewart, Stephen Cummings

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Development of necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) is considered to be dependent on the bacterial colonisation of the gut. With little concordance between published data and a recent study failing to detect a common strain in infants with NEC, more questions than answers are arising about our understanding of this complex disease.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)332-333
JournalTrends in Microbiology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015


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