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Why are preterm newborns at increased risk of infection?
  1. Amélie Collins1,
  2. Jörn-Hendrik Weitkamp2,
  3. James L Wynn3,4
  1. 1 Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA
  2. 2 Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  3. 3 Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
  4. 4 Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr. James L Wynn, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA; james.wynn{at}peds.ufl.edu

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  • Funding JLW receives support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institutes of General Medical Science (K08GM106143) and the NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) (R01HD089939).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Funding JLW receives support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institutes of General Medical Science (K08GM106143) and the NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) (R01HD089939).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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