Serious Bacterial Infections in Hospitalized Febrile Infants in the First and Second Months of Life.

OBJECTIVE Most protocols evaluating serious bacterial infection (SBI) risk in febrile infants classify neonates <30 days of age as high risk (HR), while other protocols do not distinguish between infants <30 and 30-60 days of age. We compared SBI rates in febrile infants at the first and the second months of life. METHODS This was a retrospective… CONTINUE READING