Funding for this research was provided by:
Innovate UK (KTP9440)
The Winnicott Foundation (P26859)
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre (P35969)
Received: 1 July 2019
Accepted: 12 February 2020
First Online: 18 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study “Defining the Intestinal Microbiota in Premature Infants” (ExternalRef removed identifier NCT01102738) was approved by West London Research Ethics Committee Two (National Health Service Health Research Authority), United Kingdom (reference number 10/H0711/39). Parents gave written informed consent for their infant to participate in the study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.