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Table 3 Follow Up TA Cultures for Ureaplasma urealyticum

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

  Percent Positive Uu
Group Day 0 Day 5 Day 10 Day 15
5 Days (n = 8) 7/8 (88%)* 3/7 (43%) 3/4 (75%) 3/4 (75%)
10 Days (n = 9) 9/9 (100%) 1/8 (13%) 2/8 (25%) 3/7 (43%)
All patients 16/17 (94%) 4/15 (27%) 5/12 (42%) 6/10 (55%)
  1. * One infant who a positive screening culture for Ureaplasma urealyticum had a negative culture on Day 0 when starting therapy. A follow up culture on Day 5 again was positive for Uu.