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Ureaplasma infections in pre-term infants: Recent information regarding the role of Ureaplasma species as neonatal pathogens
Tae-Jung Sung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2010;53(12):989-993.   Published online December 31, 2010

Although numerous clinical observational studies have been conducted over a period of over 30 years, the clinical significance of Ureaplasma infection is still under debate. The Ureaplasma speices. is a commensal in the female genital tract and considered to have of low virulence; however, Ureaplasma colonization has been associated with infertility, stillbirth, preterm delivery, histologic chorioamnionitis, and neonatal morbidities, including...

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