A PCR assay was used to analyze endotracheal aspirates from preterm infants for Ureaplasma parvum versus U. urealyticum. U. parvum was detected more often than U. urealyticum. There was no significant difference or trend in the prevalence of either species between infants with or without bronchopulmonary dysplasia when isolated alone.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Microbiology|
|State||Published - Sep 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)