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Necrotizing enterocolitis and infection. Clin Perinatol 1994 Jun;21(2):307-15

Date

06/01/1994

Pubmed ID

8070228

Pubmed Central ID

PMC7133271

DOI

10.1016/s0095-5108(18)30347-6

Scopus ID

2-s2.0-0028332947   20 Citations

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.

Author List

Willoughby RE Jr, Pickering LK

Author

Rodney E. Willoughby MD Professor in the Pediatrics department at Medical College of Wisconsin




MESH terms used to index this publication - Major topics in bold

Bacterial Infections
Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature, Diseases