Table 3

Characterization of the subjects included in the study groups
Woman N Age Type of delivery1 Gestational age at birth
Probiotic (n = 15)
1 31 SD 39 week + 6 days
2 32 CD 40 week + 3 days
3 39 SD 40 week + 1 day
4 31 SD 40 week + 2 days
5 33 SD 40 week + 3 days
6 30 SD 39 week
7 33 SD 41 week + 3 days
8 34 CD 39 week
9 36 CD 38 week + 4 days
10 38 SD 38 week + 5 days
11 42 SD 39 week + 4 days
12 30 SD 39 week
13 29 SD 40 week + 2 days
14 33 CD 39 week + 2 days
15 25 SD 40 week + 1 day
Control (n = 12)
16 28 SD 40 week + 6 days
17 33 SD 39 week + 3 days
18 33 CD 37 week + 4 days
19 32 CD 41 week + 3 days
20 34 SD 40 week
21 21 SD 39 week + 5 days
22 30 SD 38 week + 6 days
23 30 SD 40 week + 2 days
24 34 CD 39 week + 6 days
25 38 CD 41 week + 1 days
26 38 CD 38 week + 5 days
27 30 SD 40 week + 2 days

1 SD: spontaneous delivery; CD: caesarean delivery.

Vitali et al.

Vitali et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:236   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-236

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