Invasive bacteria isolates from children with severe infections in a Nigerian hospital.

@article{Onipede2009InvasiveBI,
  title={Invasive bacteria isolates from children with severe infections in a Nigerian hospital.},
  author={Anthony O. Onipede and A. A. Onayade and Jerome Boluwaji Elutayo Elusiyan and Perpetua O Obiajunwa and Ezra Olatunde Ogundare and Olarinde O Olaniran and Lateef A Adeyemi and Oyeku O Oyelami},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2009},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={429-36}
}
BACKGROUND Little information is available about the aetiology and epidemiology of serious bacterial infections in Nigeria. This study determined bacterial isolates from blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of children presenting in the emergency room of a teaching hospital in Nigeria. METHOD From October 2005 to December 2006, children aged two to 60 months presenting with signs of acute systemic infections were recruited. Blood culture and CSF specimens were collected and processed using… CONTINUE READING