Effects of Freezing on the Bactericidal Activity of Human Milk

Takci S., Gulmez D., YİĞİT Ş., Dogan O., Dik K., Hascelik G.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION, vol.55, no.2, pp.146-149, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives: Storage of human milk by freezing has been recommended for long-term storage. The present study analyzed the bactericidal activity of human milk on Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa and determined the changes in bactericidal activity following freezing at -20 degrees C and -80 degrees C for 1 month and 3 months.