Probiotic supplementation for preventing invasive fungal infections in preterm neonates - A systematic review and meta-analysis

Sudip Agrawal, Shripada Rao, Sanjay Patole

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    © 2015 Blackwell Verlag GmbH. Invasive fungal infections (IFI) are associated with significant health burden in preterm neonates. The objective of this study was to systematically review effect of probiotic supplementation (PS) for preventing IFI in preterm neonates. We searched Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Medline, Embase, Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature, and proceedings of the Pediatric Academic Society meetings in August 2014. Study selection was performed on randomised controlled trials (RCT) of PS in neonates born
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)642-651
    JournalMycoses
    Volume58
    Issue number11
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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