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Best Practices to Limit Contamination of Donor Milk in a Milk Bank.

07:00 EST 2nd January 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Best Practices to Limit Contamination of Donor Milk in a Milk Bank."

Human milk donated to a milk bank can become contaminated in a number of ways, but processes exist to eradicate pathogenic bacterial growth. Donor human milk may be cultured before or after pasteurization or both. The purpose of this article is to describe standard operations of the Mothers' Milk Bank of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, best practices to limit the bacterial contamination of donor human milk, and implications for future research.

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Name: Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN
ISSN: 1552-6909
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