Gut bacteria and necrotizing enterocolitis: cause or effect?

Stewart, Christopher and Cummings, Stephen (2015) Gut bacteria and necrotizing enterocolitis: cause or effect? Trends in Microbiology, 23 (6). pp. 332-333. ISSN 0966-842X

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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.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C500 Microbiology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Stephen Cummings
Date Deposited: 08 May 2015 14:38
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2023 16:31

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