Escherichia coli bacteremia in children: age and portal of entry are the main predictors of severity.

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BACKGROUND Escherichia coli bacteremia is a major cause of severe sepsis in children. Little is known about predictors of severity. METHODS We analyzed 84 children ≤ 18 years of age with E. coli bacteremia from the prospective COLIBAFI study performed during 2005-2007. The severity of bacteremia was defined as occurrence of death or transfer to intensive… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000309

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@article{Burdet2014EscherichiaCB, title={Escherichia coli bacteremia in children: age and portal of entry are the main predictors of severity.}, author={Charles Burdet and Olivier Clermont and St{\'e}phane Bonacorsi and C{\'e}dric Laou{\'e}nan and Edouard. Bingen and Yannick Aujard and France Mentr{\'e} and Agn{\`e}s Lefort and Erick Denamur}, journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal}, year={2014}, volume={33 8}, pages={872-9} }