Clinical Characteristics and Risk Factors for Poor Outcome in Infants Less Than 90 Days of Age With Bacterial Meningitis in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

@article{Okike2018ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical Characteristics and Risk Factors for Poor Outcome in Infants Less Than 90 Days of Age With Bacterial Meningitis in the United Kingdom and Ireland.},
  author={Ifeanyichukwu O. Okike and Shamez N Ladhani and Alan P. Johnson and Katherine L. Henderson and Ruth M Blackburn and Berit Muller-Pebody and MaryT. Cafferkey and Mark Gerad Anthony and Nelly Ninis and Paul Trafford Heath},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={37 9},
  pages={
          837-843
        }
}
BACKGROUND To describe the clinical characteristics and risk factors associated with poor outcome in infants <90 days of age with bacterial meningitis. METHODS Prospective, enhanced, national population-based active surveillance for infants <90 days of age with bacterial meningitis in the United Kingdom and Ireland between July 2010 and July 2011. Infants were identified through the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit, laboratory surveillance and meningitis charities. RESULTS Clinical… CONTINUE READING
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