Funding for this research was provided by:
Danone Nutricia Research
Received: 13 November 2018
Accepted: 15 May 2019
First Online: 31 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The trial (NTR3979) was approved by the ethics committees of participating centers and all parents/guardians provided written informed consent.
: Not applicable.
: ATF receives research funding from Danone/Nutricia and has received fees for consulting/lecturing from Danone/Nutricia, Mead Johnson and Abbott Nutrition. NS has received unrestricted lectures/consultancy work for Danone/Nutricia, Mead Johnson and Nestlé Health sciences LJM has received research funding from Danone/Nutricia and lecture fees from Danone/Nutricia, Mead Johnson. YV has participated as a clinical investigator, and/or advisory board member, and/or consultant, and/or speaker for Abbott Nutrition, Biocodex, Danone/Nutricia, Nestlé Health Science, Nestlé Nutrition Institute, Mead Johnson Nutrition, United Pharmaceuticals and Wyeth. CEW has received research funding from Arla Foods and fees for consulting/lecturing from Nutricia, Abigo, Abbot Nutrition and Nestlé Health sciences and receives royalties from UptoDate. Authors affiliated to Danone Nutricia Research receive salary, which is not related to study outcome.