6. Reducing Infection in Infants with Egg Phospholipids

  1. Ronald Ross Watson Ph.D.
  1. Yingying Liu and
  2. Ronald R. Watson

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376973.ch6

Eggs and Health Promotion

Eggs and Health Promotion

How to Cite

Liu, Y. and Watson, R. R. (2002) Reducing Infection in Infants with Egg Phospholipids, in Eggs and Health Promotion (ed R. R. Watson), Iowa State Press, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470376973.ch6

Editor Information

  1. College of Public Health and School of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813827988

Online ISBN: 9780470376973



  • egg phospholipids;
  • systemic infections;
  • viral agents;
  • fungal agents;
  • bacterial agents


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Expected Infections in Infants

  • The Components of Egg Pls

  • Evidence For Reducing Infection in Infants Fed Formula with Egg Pls

  • The Possible Mechanism of Egg Pls to Reduce Infection in Infants

  • Conclusion

  • References