Antimicrobial Protein and Peptide Concentrations and Activity in Human Breast Milk Consumed by Preterm Infants at Risk of Late-Onset Neonatal Sepsis
Stephanie Trend, Tobias Strunk, Julie Hibbert, Chooi Heen Kok, Guicheng Zhang, Dorota A Doherty, Peter Richmond, David Burgner, Karen Simmer, Donald J Davidson, Andrew J Currie
PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2015
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council
Awarded by Medical Research Council
Awarded by Honorary National Heart Foundation Australia Future Leader Fellowship
Funding for this study was awarded to AC, TS, KS, PR, DAD and DB by the National Health and Medical Research Council (572548; www.nhmrc.gov.au), to AC, TS, KS and DB from the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation (www.pmhfoundation.com), to AC, DJD, TS, and DB from the Telethon New Childrens Hospital Research Fund (http://www.health.wa.gov.au), and to TS from the Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Foundation (www.perpetual.com.au/ramaciotti). DJD is supported by a Medical Research Council Senior Non-clinical Fellowship (G1002046; http://www.mrc.ac.uk) and a Distinguished Collaborator Award from Murdoch University (www.murdoch.edu.au). DB is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Research Fellowship (APP1064629; www.nhmrc.gov.au) and an Honorary National Heart Foundation Australia Future Leader Fellowship (100026; www.heartfoundation.org.au). Research at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program (www.vic.gov.au). GZ is supported by a Brightspark Foundation Fellowship (www.brightsparkfoundation.com.au). ST is supported by an Australian postgraduate award (www.education.gov.au), and postgraduate scholarships from the Women and Infants Research Foundation (www.wirf.com.au) and the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation (www.pmhfoundation.com). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.