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Read Evolve BioSystems latest article in the Fall 2020 issue of Neonatal Intensive Care  — Top 3 Considerations When Evaluating a Probiotic for Standard of Care in the NICU

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Top 3 Considerations When Evaluating a Probiotic for Standard of Care in the NICU

Top 3 Considerations When Evaluating a Probiotic for Standard of Care in the NICU

Top 3 Considerations When Evaluating a Probiotic for Standard of Care in the NICU

Choosing the right probiotic for the NICU can be an overwhelming task. To facilitate this process, read these three important considerations.

Fecal pH: A Window Into The Infant Gut Microbiome

Fecal pH: A Window Into The Infant Gut Microbiome

Fecal pH: A Window Into The Infant Gut Microbiome

Data now show that fecal pH is directly linked to the composition of the gut microbiome and may be a useful tool to evaluate infant gut dysbiosis.

Diaper Dermatitis and Fecal pH: The Role of the Infant Gut Microbiome

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Diaper Dermatitis and Fecal pH:The Role of the Infant Gut Microbiome

Diaper dermatitis is a common occurrence in the NICU, with an estimated 29% of infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) affected during their hospitalization...

Choosing a Probiotic for Infant Use: Why Bacterial Strain Matters

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Choosing a Probiotic for Infant Use: Why Bacterial Strain Matters

The composition and function of the gut microbiome in early life are deeply connected to infant growth, metabolic function,and nutritional and immunological development.

Diaper Rash: An Early Indictator of Gut Dysbiosis

Diaper Rash: An Early Indicator of Gut Dysbiosis

Diaper Rash: An Early Indicator of Gut Dysbiosis

Emerging data now suggest that diaper rash may be an early indicator of gut dysbiosis or an overgrowth of pathogenic bacteria in the infant gut. 

Immune Development in the Neonate: The Role of the Gut Microbiome

Immune Development in the Neonate:  The Role of the Gut Microbiome
Immune Development in the Neonate:  The Role of the Gut Microbiome

The composition of the infant gut microbiome is largely dependent on birth mode, infant diet and exposure to antibiotics, and the resulting community of microbes highly influence gut function, immune system programming a

Probiotics for Hospital Use: Choosing the Right Strain, Right Food and Right Form

Probiotics for Hospital Use: Choosing the Right Strain, Right Food and Right Form
Probiotics for Hospital Use: Choosing the Right Strain, Right Food and Right Form

With new data emerging that supports the use and efficacy of probiotics in infants, special consideration must be used for use in a hospital setting.

Use of B. infantis EVC001 in the NICU for Pathogen Defense Through Improved Nutrient Availability

Use of B. infantis EVC001 in the NICU for Pathogen Defense
Use of B. infantis EVC001 in the NICU for Pathogen Defense Through Improved Nutrient Availability

Antibiotic use and C-section delivery can disrupt this mom-to-baby transfer of B.

B. infantis Colonization Creates A Protective Environment In The Infant Gut

B. infantis Colonization Creates A Protective Environment In The Infant Gut
B. infantis Colonization Creates A Protective Environment In The Infant Gut

The ability to metabolize HMOs differs among bacterial species, and the infant-adapted Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis (B.

Mucus Degradation and Gut Microbes: Maintaining Gut Barrier Function in the Preterm Infant

Mucus Degradation and Gut Microbes: Maintaining Gut Barrier Function in the Preterm Infant
Mucus Degradation and Gut Microbes: Maintaining Gut Barrier Function in the Preterm Infant

The gastrointestinal tract is the main system involved in the uptake of nutrients and water, and simultaneously serves as an essential barrier against harmful substances and pathogens fro

The influence of human milk on the preterm infant gut microbiome

The influence of human milk on the preterm infant gut microbiome
The Influence of Human Milk on the Preterm Infant Gut Microbiome

Restoring, the newborn gut microbiome may be key to long term health in both premature and term infants.