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Effect of intrapartum antibiotics on the intestinal microbiota of infants: a systematic review
  1. Petra Zimmermann1,2,3,4,
  2. Nigel Curtis2,3,4
  1. 1 Department of Paediatrics, Fribourg Hospital HFR and Faculty of Science and Medicine, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
  2. 2 Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  3. 3 Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  4. 4 Infectious Diseases Research Group, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Petra Zimmermann, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Science and Medicine, University of Fribourg, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland; petra.zimmermann{at}mcri.edu.au

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  • Contributors PZ drafted the initial manuscript. NC critically revised the manuscript and both authors approved the final manuscript as submitted.

  • Funding PZ is supported by a Fellowship from EPSID and an International Research Scholarship from the University of Melbourne.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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  • Contributors PZ drafted the initial manuscript. NC critically revised the manuscript and both authors approved the final manuscript as submitted.

  • Funding PZ is supported by a Fellowship from EPSID and an International Research Scholarship from the University of Melbourne.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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