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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 874726, 8 pages
Review Article

Probiotics and Prebiotics: Role in Prevention of Nosocomial Sepsis in Preterm Infants

1Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T1N 1N4
2Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
3Department of Pediatrics, Foothills Medical Centre, Rm C211-1403-29th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 2T9

Received 10 September 2012; Accepted 27 December 2012

Academic Editor: Khalid N. Haque

Copyright © 2013 Vrinda Nair and Amuchou S. Soraisham. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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