Temporal association of Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and parainfluenza pediatric hospitalizations and hospitalized cases of Henoch-Schönlein purpura.

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OBJECTIVE To determine if hospitalizations for specific infectious exposures are associated with hospital admissions for Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP). METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study using administrative data of children admitted to 40 children's hospitals between January 1, 2002, and December 31, 2008. We examined the association of… (More)
DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.100364

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