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Table 3 Enteral nutrition and clinical variables by week of life

From: Prospective assessment of the gastroesophageal microbiome in VLBW neonates

  Week 1 (n = 12) Week 2 (n = 12) Week 3 (n = 10) Week 4 (n = 10)
Enteral nutrition
Enteral feeds 7 9 9 8
Breast milk feeds only 2 7 9 7
Formula feeds only 0 0 0 1
Breast milk + formula feeds 5 2 0 0
Full enteral feedings 1 3 4 4
Clinical variables
Famotidine 4 5 4 6
Antibiotics 12 2 2 5
NG Tube/Repogle 12 12 12 12
ETT 9 4 5 5
CPAP/HFNC 3 6 3 1
Nasal cannula O2 0 2 2 4