Risk factors for bacteremia during and after adenoidectomy and/or adenotonsillectomy.

@article{Esposito2009RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for bacteremia during and after adenoidectomy and/or adenotonsillectomy.},
  author={Salvatore Esposito and Paola Marchisio and Pasquale Capaccio and Marta Bellasio and M. Adriazola Semino and Elisa Dusi and Rosaria Maria Colombo and Lorenzo Pignataro and Nicola Principi},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2009},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={
          113-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the incidence and persistence of bacteremia in children undergoing adenoidectomy or adenotonsillectomy for different medical reasons. METHODS We enrolled 130 children scheduled for adenoidectomy because of recurrent acute otitis media (rAOM, 15) or persistent otitis media with effusion (pOME, 33), or for adenotonsillectomy because of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS, 41) or recurrent tonsillopharyngitis (rTF, 41). Nasopharyngeal aspirates taken just before surgery… CONTINUE READING
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