Amit Sarnaik

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BACKGROUND There is limited evidence from which to derive guidelines for the management of febrile infants aged 29 to 60 days with urinary tract infections (UTIs). Most such infants are hospitalized for ≥48 hours. Our objective was to derive clinical prediction models to identify febrile infants with UTIs at very low risk of adverse events and bacteremia in(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of and to identify risk factors for sterile cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pleocytosis in a large sample of febrile young infants with urinary tract infections (UTIs) and to describe the clinical courses of those patients. DESIGN Secondary analysis of a multicenter retrospective review. SETTING Emergency departments of(More)
Children with symptoms of bleeding and bruising are commonly seen in clinical practice. Primary care providers should be able to decide when and whether evaluation for bleeding disorder is warranted. This decision depends on one's index of suspicion for bleeding disorder based on history, physical examination, and screening laboratory investigations.(More)
Comparison of a reflective photometry assay (Ames Seralyzer) and a fluorescence polarization immunoassay (Abbott TDx) for measuring phenobarbital and phenytoin serum concentration was performed. Routine phenobarbital and phenytoin plasma levels drawn from patients in the pediatric neurology clinic and pediatric intensive care unit were determined in(More)
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