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Donor human milk banking and the emergence of milk sharing.
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PMID:  23178068     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Donor human milk has emerged as the preferred substrate to feed extremely preterm infants, when mother's own milk is unavailable. This article summarizes the clinical data demonstrating the safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of feeding donor human milk to premature babies. It describes the current state of milk banking in North America, as well as other parts of the world, and the differing criteria for donor selection, current pasteurization techniques, and quality control measures. A risk assessment methodology is proposed, which would allow milk banks globally to assess the safety of their process and respond appropriately to differing risk environments.
Susan Landers; Ben T Hartmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric clinics of North America     Volume:  60     ISSN:  1557-8240     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401126     Medline TA:  Pediatr Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-60     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2013. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Pediatrix Medical Group, 1301 Concord Terrace, Sunrise, FL 33323, USA; Seton Family of Hospitals, Department of Neonatology, 1201 West 38th Street, Austin, TX 78705, USA. Electronic address:
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