Sue A Cutliff

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OBJECTIVES To develop a rapid and sensitive method for identification of patients at risk for organ system failure and death due to acute meningococcal infection, and to evaluate the reliability of the Pediatric Risk of Mortality score in predicting mortality rates from acute meningococcal infection. DESIGN A prospective study which followed a(More)
The risk of serious complications and mortality due to acute meningococcal infection has stimulated interest in identifying predictors of outcome. In order to identify abnormalities predictive of complications, organ system failure (OSF), and mortality, we retrospectively reviewed patients admitted with acute meningococcal infection during a recent 5 yr(More)
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