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Clinical trial of a milk formula for infants of low birth weight.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6364395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An infant milk formula specially designed to meet the specific needs of the small premature infant was compared with a modified infant milk formula in common use. Healthy infants of very low birth weight were fed with either the specially designed infant milk formula or the standard modified infant milk formula. No statistically significant differences between the two groups of infants were found, although the weight gain, skinfold thickness, serum total protein, albumin and calcium values were marginally better at 28 days in the group fed with the specially designed formula.
Authors:
J C Thom; G de Jong; T J Kotze
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Comparative Study; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0256-9574     ISO Abbreviation:  S. Afr. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1984 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-02-28     Completed Date:  1984-02-28     Revised Date:  2014-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404520     Medline TA:  S Afr Med J     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  125-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Clinical Trials as Topic
Female
Food, Formulated*
Humans
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Infant, Low Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn
Male
Milk*
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