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Table 2 Colonization rates of infants with enterococci and multidrug-resistant enterococci in meconium and surveillance cultures stratified by gestational age.

From: Enterococcal colonization of infants in a neonatal intensive care unit: associated predictors, risk factors and seasonal patterns

Gestational age n Colonization with enterococci Colonization with multidrug-resistant enterococci % multidrug-resistant enterococci
All patients 274 63 (22.9%) 36 (13.1%) 57.1%
≥ 37 weeks of gestation 117 24 (20.5%) 10 (8.5%) 41.7%
32 – 36 weeks of gestation 94 18 (19.1%) 7 (7.4%) 38.9%
< 32 weeks of gestation 63 21 (33.3%) 19 (30.2%) 90.5%