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CDC Recommendations for Preparation of Infant Formula

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

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Description:

Powdered infant formula is not sterile. Improperly prepared or administered infant formula can cause infections in infants. The risk is increased in infants with impaired host defenses and in hospitals with multi-resistant bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued guidelines for procedures to reduce the risk of infections associated with administration of infant formula.

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