Title: Neonatal antibiotics in preterm infants and allergic disorders later in life
|Authors:||Carstens, L. E., Westerbeek, E. A. M., van Zwol, A. and van Elburg, R. M|
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
The outcome of the study shows that antibiotic use in preterm infants was associated with the development of atopic dermatitis, recurrent wheeze, and asthma. This indicates that neonatal antibiotics might have long-term adverse consequences in preterm infants.