Frequency of low-level bacteremia in children from birth to fifteen years of age.

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A single blood culture inoculated with a small volume of blood is still frequently being used for the diagnosis of bacteremia in children because of the continued belief by many that bacteria are usually found in high concentrations in the blood of pediatric patients with sepsis. To determine the importance of both blood volume cultured and the number of… (More)

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