Table 2

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
  • Newborn infants with enterostomy after surgery

    for CMGIT, NEC or SIP.

  • Newborn admitted up to the 28th day after birth, if a term neonate, or admitted up to 42 weeks postconceptional age if born preterm.

  • Diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism.

  • CMGIT, congenital malformation of the gastrointestinal tract; NEC, necrotising enterocolitis; SIP, spontaneous intestinal perforation.