Comparison of Lactobacillus reuteri and nystatin prophylaxis on Candida colonization and infection in very low birth weight infants


Oncel M. Y. , Arayici S., Sari F. N. , Simsek G. K. , Yurttutan S., ERDEVE Ö., ...More

JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE, vol.28, no.15, pp.1790-1794, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 15
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/14767058.2014.968842
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1790-1794

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of orally administered Lactobacillus reuteri (L. reuteri) versus nystatin in prevention of fungal colonization and invasive candidiasis in very low birth weight infants.