Table 4: Neonatal infections and antibiotic and intensive care treatment in the study groups.

Streptococcus G or CStreptococcus BNegativevalue
(%) (%) (%)

Bacteremia, sepsis0 (0)0 (0)1 (0.2)1.00
Other infections28 (6.6)40 (9.5)19 (4.5)0.015
Antibiotic treatment35 (8.3)45 (10.7)28 (6.7)0.103
NICU40 (9.5)51 (12.1)38 (9.0)0.272

Other infections are skin, urinary tract, navel infections, or suspicion of infections; NICU, neonatal intensive care unit; differences between three study groups were assessed using Fisher’s exact test.