Abstract #100 Table 1

Clinical data

Clinical Data < 34 weeksControl (48hr)
N=49
Experimental (36hr)
N=41
P-value
# doses Ampicillin given when cultures negative***
(Range)
4.3 ± 2.03
(0-12)
4.2 ± 2.03
(2-19)
P = 0.0107**
# doses Gentamicin given when cultures negative***
(Range)
1.59 ± 0.64
(0-3)
1.32 ± 0.69
(1-4)
P = 0.0103**
Positive blood culture (%) 0% 2.5% P = 0.449
Late onset sepsis% 12.1% 12.5%
Mortality (%) 12.2% 2.5% P= 0.1270
Clinical Data > 34 weeks Control (48hr)
N= 104
Experimental (36hr)
N= 103
P-value
# doses Ampicillin given when cultures negative***
(Range)
4.26 ± 1.77
(0-14)
4.19 ± 4.38
(0-40)
P = 0.0305**
# doses Gentamicin given when cultures negative***
(Range)
1.93 ± 0.6
(0-2)
1.26 ± 0.6
(0-4)
P < 0.0001 **
Positive blood culture (%) 0.9% 3% P = 0.363
Late onset sepsis% 0.9% 1.94%
Mortality (%) 0% 1.9% P = 0.241
  • Mean ± SD (Range) *** P < 0.05