Misappropriated human milk: Fantasy, fear, and fact regarding infectious risk

Barbara B. Warner, Amy Sapsford

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Abstract

Incidents of infants being fed the wrong mothers' milk are a source of anxiety for both family and staff. This article reviews the infectious risks associated with misappropriated human milk. A plan of care for dealing with this problem is outlined along with specific recommendations regarding laboratory testing and follow-up.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-61
Number of pages6
JournalNewborn and Infant Nursing Reviews
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2004

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