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High DMBT1 concentrations in breast milk correlate with increased risk of infection in preterm and term neonates

  • Sebastian Ronellenfitsch1,
  • Christel Weiß2,
  • David Frommhold1,
  • Lutz Koch1,
  • Jan Mollenhauer3,
  • Johannes Poeschl1 and
  • Hanna Müller1Email author
BMC Pediatrics201212:157

Received: 6 February 2012

Accepted: 26 September 2012

Published: 3 October 2012

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Original Submission
6 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
3 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chantal Cripe-Mamie
13 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Hanna Müller
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
3 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-12-157

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Heidelberg
Institute of Medical Statistics and Biomathematics, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg
Molecular Oncology and Lundbeckfonden Center of Excellence NanoCAN, Institute for Molecular Medicine, University of Southern Denmark