Erratum: Relationship between Early Antibiotic Exposure and Short-Term Growth Velocity in Premature Neonates (American Journal of Perinatology (2018) DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1675833)

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Results Of the infants, 87% received antibiotics during thefirstweekof life, with 16% of infants completing 5days.Comparedwithinfants receiving 5days of antibiotics, infants treatedwith 5 days had a lower GA, lower Apgar scores,more invasive respiratory support, longer duration of total parenteral nutrition, delayed initiation of enteral feeding, and a higherweight Z-score on admission and discharge (p < 0.05). However, there was no distinction in growth between the three groups assessed by the difference between admission and discharge weight Z-scores (p 0.64), growth velocity (gram/kilogram/day) (p 0.104), or an exponential growth velocity outcome (p 0.423).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E1
JournalAmerican Journal of Perinatology
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2019


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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