Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Azithromycin in the Treatment of Preterm Prelabor Rupture of Membranes Demonstrates a Lower Risk of Chorioamnionitis and Postpartum Endometritis with an Equivalent Latency Period Compared with Erythromycin Antibiotic Regimens

Table 2

Pregnancy and neonatal outcomes.

CharacteristicAzithromycin group
Erythromycin group

Clinical chorioamnionitis19 (13.4)42 (25)0.010
Histological chorioamnionitis99 (69.7)109 (64.9)0.367
Latency interval5 (6-11)4.75 (6 – 10.8)0.836
Cesarean delivery76 (50.7)83 (49.4)0.470
Meconium-stained amniotic fluid38 (26.8)26 (15.5)0.014
Postpartum endometritis21 (14.8)52 (31)<0.001
Neonatal sepsis7 (4.9)25 (14.9)0.004

Data are presented as median (interquartile range) or (%). δStatistics performed using test. Statistics performed using the Wilcoxon rank-sum test.

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