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Table 2 Serratia marcescens and other Enterobacteriaceae Isolated from Meconium and Fecal Samples from the first month of life of the infants

From: Serratia marcescens colonization in preterm neonates during their neonatal intensive care unit stay

  Meconium (n=16) 1st week feces (n=18) 2nd week feces (n=23) 3rd week feces (n=24) 4th week feces (n=11) P value
S. marcescens n (%) 0 (0%) 5 (28%) 11 (48%) 13 (54%) 6 (55%) <0,05**
Microbial Counts Median (IQR) - 8,462 (8,332-9,230) 9,079 (8,942-9,593) 9,333 (8,683-9,557) 8,676 (7,874-9,195) 0,114*
Other Enterobacteriaceae n (%) 1 (6%) 14 (78%) 19 (83%) 20 (83%) 11 (100%) <0,05**
Microbial Counts Median (IQR) 7,267 (7,267-7,267) 9,154 (8,484-9,515) 9,322 (9,007-9,487) 9,145 (9,038-9,517) 9,362 (8,971-9,660) 0,415*
  1. **Fisher test
  2. *KW test