Clinical Dysentery in Hospitalized Children

  title={Clinical Dysentery in Hospitalized Children},
  author={Yehuda Finkelstein and Orit Moran and Yaron Avitzur and Mosha Nussinovitch and Liora Harel and Benjamin Volovitz and Jacob Amir},
Background: Clinical dysenery is a severe presentation of an enteric infection. The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of a serious bacterial etiology in clinical dysentery in hospitalized children and determine if children at high risk can be identified on the basis of clinical or laboratory parameters. Patients and Methods: A prospective study design was used. The study population included 60 children admitted to our department with clinical dysentery over a 16-month period. Fresh… CONTINUE READING

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