New prospective studies of the association of Ureaplasma urealyticum colonization and chronic lung disease.

@article{Payne1993NewPS,
  title={New prospective studies of the association of Ureaplasma urealyticum colonization and chronic lung disease.},
  author={Nathaniel Payne and Steven Steinberg and Phillip Ackerman and B A Chrenka and Shashikant M. Sane and Kathleen T Anderson and John J W Fangman},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1993},
  volume={17 Suppl 1},
  pages={S117-21}
}
This study examined the association between Ureaplasma urealyticum colonization and the development of chronic lung disease (CLD) in 93 premature infants who were treated with surfactant and who had birth weights < 1251 g. Nasopharyngeal and tracheal cultures for U. urealyticum were obtained at 2 +/- 1 and at 14 +/- 1 days after birth and were positive in 17 (18%) of 93 patients. Infants born vaginally were 4.5 times more likely to be colonized than were those born by cesarean section… CONTINUE READING

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