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Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in Hospitalized Children: Incidence and Outcomes

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 January 2015

Sarah B. Klieger*
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases and Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Neika D. Vendetti
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases and Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Brian T. Fisher
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases and Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jeffrey S. Gerber
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases and Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
*
Address correspondence to Sarah B. Klieger, MPH, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-4302 (Klieger@email.chop.edu).

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