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Table 1 Clinical Characteristics of Subjects (All Patients) N = 17

From: Failure of erythromycin to eliminate airway colonization with ureaplasma urealyticumin very low birth weight infants

Gestation (weeks) 25 (23–29)
Birth Weight (grams) 777 (620–1160)
Histological Chorioamnionitis* 6/11 (55)
Prenatal Steroids 11/17 (65)
RDS 16/17 (94)
Surfactant Therapy 16/17 (94)
Postnatal Steroids 15/17 (88)
Duration Oxygen Therapy (days) 64 ± 4
Duration Mechanical Ventilation (days) 31 ± 4
Oxygen at 28 days 13/17 (77)
Oxygen at 36 weeks PCA 4/17 (24)
IVH 4/17 (24)
  1. Data are presented as Median (range). Numbers in parenthesis are percentages RDS Respiratory Distress Syndrome IVH Intraventricular hemorrhage PCA Postconceptional age *Not all patients had pathological examination of the placenta