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Enhanced intestinal permeability in preterm babies with bloody stools.
  1. L T Weaver,
  2. M F Laker,
  3. R Nelson

    Abstract

    During a study of the intestinal permeability of newborn babies, three exhibited a sudden increase in lactulose absorption in association with the passage of bloody stools. An enhanced intestinal permeability may be an expression of the disruption of mucosal integrity in necrotising enterocolitis.

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