Neonatal antibiotic exposure impairs child growth during the first six years of life by perturbing intestinal microbial colonization

Uzan-Yulzari A, Turta O, Belogolovski A, Ziv O, Kunz C, Perschbacher S, Neuman H, Pasolli E, Oz A, Ben-Amram H, Kumar H, Ollila H, Kaljonen A, Isolauri E, Salminen S, Lagström H, Segata N, Sharon I, Louzoun Y, Ensenauer R, Rautava S, Koren O.
Nat Commun. 2021 Jan 26;12(1):443. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-20495-4. PMID: 33500411 Free PMC article.
Exposure to antibiotics in the first days of life is thought to affect various physiological aspects of neonatal development. Here, we investigate the long-term impact of antibiotic treatment in the neonatal period and early childh …