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Prophylactic fluconazole prevents fungal infections in preterm babies

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7607.1297-a (Published 21 June 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1297

Preterm infants weighing less than 1500 g at birth are vulnerable to fungal infections that can be lethal. Some neonatal intensive care units already give fluconazole prophylaxis to their babies, a strategy that worked well in the latest European trial.

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