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Table 1 Composition of enteral formulae employed in the study population

From: Fluid therapy in mechanically ventilated critically ill children: the sodium, chloride and water burden of fluid creep

Preparation H2O [ml] Na [mg] Na
[mEq]
Cl
[mg]
Cl
[mEq]
Human milk 87.7 23.0 1.0 46.0 1.3
Nidina 1 87.0 23.4 1.0 40.0 1.1
Nidina 2 86.4 26.0 1.1 49.0 1.4
Humana 1 86.0 20.0 0.9 45.0 1.3
Infatrini 85.0 37.0 1.6 62.0 1.8
Nutrini 85.0 60.0 2.6 95.0 2.7
Neocate 86.2 26.1 1.1 53.3 1.5
Aptamil proExpert 86.3 20.0 0.9 41.0 1.2
Nutramigen 2 LGG 84.4 21.0 0.9 47.0 1.3
  1. Data refer to 100 ml of enteral formula. For powder preparations the standard dilution suggested by the manufacturer was applied. Data regarding human milk are an average value derived from the literature. Nidina 1 and Nidina 2 are produced by Nestlé Italia, Assago (MI), Italy; Humana 1 by Humana Italia, Milano, Italy; Infatrini, Nutrini and Neocate are produced by Nutricia Italia, Milano, Italy; Aptamil proExpert is produced by Mellin, Milano, Italy; Nutramigen 2 LGG is produced by Mead Johnson Nutrition, Rome, Italy