Trends in Epidemiology and Microbiology of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock in Children.

  title={Trends in Epidemiology and Microbiology of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock in Children.},
  author={Mukul Sehgal and Hugh Ladd and Balagangadhar R. Totapally},
  journal={Hospital pediatrics},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES To explore the microbiologic etiology and trends in incidence and survival of nonneonatal pediatric sepsis in the United States by using the 2006, 2009, and 2012 Kids' Inpatient Database. METHODS Children with sepsis were identified by using International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes for severe sepsis and septic shock (ICD-9-CM cohort) and by the modified Angus method, which incorporates ICD-9-CM codes for… 

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