Funding for this research was provided by:
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BB/R012490/1, BB/M011216/1)
Winnicott Foundation (None)
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Received: 25 September 2018
Accepted: 1 March 2019
First Online: 16 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study comprised faecal samples from preterms residing at 2 different Neonatal Intensive Care Units: i) Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital (London, England) and ii) St Mary’s Hospital (London, England). Faecal collection for Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital was approved by West London Research Ethics Committee (REC) under the REC approval reference number 10/H0711/39. In all cases, doctors and nurses recruited infants after parents gave written consent.
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