ASSOCIATION OF UREAPLASMA UREALYTICUM INFECTION OF THE LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT WITH CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE AND DEATH IN VERY-LOW-BIRTH-WEIGHT INFANTS

@article{Cassell1988ASSOCIATIONOU,
  title={ASSOCIATION OF UREAPLASMA UREALYTICUM INFECTION OF THE LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT WITH CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE AND DEATH IN VERY-LOW-BIRTH-WEIGHT INFANTS},
  author={Gail H. Cassell and Dennis T. Crouse and Kay C. Canupp and KenB. Waites and Peter T. Rudd and Sergio Stagno and GaryR. Cutter},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1988},
  volume={332},
  pages={240-245}
}
Endotracheal aspirates from 200 infants who weighted less than or equal to 2500 g and who had evidence of respiratory disease were cultured within 24 h of birth for mycoplasmas, chlamydiae, viruses, and bacteria to evaluate the relation between lower respiratory tract infection and development of chronic lung disease and/or death. Ureaplasma urealyticum, an organism not visible on gram stain, not recovered on routine bacteriological media, and not susceptible to antibiotics commonly used to… 
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