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Probiotic Study

  • Status
    Accepting Candidates
  • Age
    N/A - 48 Hours
  • Sexes
  • Healthy Volunteers


IBP-9414 will be evaluated in preterm infants with a birth weight of 500-1500g, compared to placebo with regards to efficacy and safety in the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis.


Full study title A randomized, double blind, parallel-group, placebo controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of IBP-9414 in premature infants 500-1500g birth weight in the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis The Connection study
Protocol number OCR29602 ID NCT03978000
Phase Phase 3


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Gestational age at birth of 23 weeks+0 days to 32 weeks+0 days

  • Birth weight 500-1500g

  • ≤ 48 hours of age

  • Written informed consent from the subject´s legally authorized representative (LAR)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participation in any other interventional clinical trial

  • Infants in extremis to whom no further intensive care is offered by attending neonatologist

  • Infants with, or at a high probability for, early onset sepsis

  • Infants with recognized chromosomal anomalies

  • Congenital or acquired gastrointestinal disease

  • Earlier or planned administration of formulas, foods or supplements that contain added live bacteria

  • Infants with known positive maternal HIV status

Lead researcher

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Specialist
    Languages: German
    Josef Neu

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    Primary contact

    Josef Neu
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