[EIP 2013] Feeding the Premature Infant Human Breast Milk - Is there a risk of CMV infection?

Recorded: EIP 2013 ● Language: English ● Duration: 30 minutes Topic: Pediatric Nutrition

     
 

Speaker: ARTHUR EIDELMAN, MD FAAP FABM, Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hebrew University, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Israel

 
     
  Learning objectives: (1) To understand the pathophysiology of post-natally acquired CMV infections in premature
infants (2) To quantitate the degree of risk of CMV infection and the subsequent sepsis-like syndrome
in high-risk preterm infants who are fed human breast milk (3) To learn what feeding practices will minimize the risk of CMV infection and what therapies are available for the symptomatic infant
 
         





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