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Effect of two doses of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in the diet of preterm infants on infant fatty acid status: results from the DINO trial.

Smithers LG, Gibson RA, McPhee A, Makrides M. (2008) Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 79(3-5) 141-6. Epub 2008 Oct 23. 

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Abstract:

Formula supplemented with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) improves retinal function of preterm infants but the optimal dose is unknown. In a randomized controlled trial we examined the effect of increasing the DHA concentration of human milk and formula on circulating fatty acids of preterm infants. Infants born