Bloodstream infection in children.

See, L.L.C. (2005) Bloodstream infection in children. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies, 6 (3 Supp). S42-4. ISSN 1529-7535

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Official URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15857557

Abstract

A BSI is the presence of a pathogen in the blood. Its clinical significance should be determined by the presence of the host response as defined by the modified criteria for systemic inflammatory response syndrome SIRS in children or a clinically recognizable syndrome. Definitions of BSI for the purposes of sepsis trials may differ from those for epidemiologic or surveillance studies.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Child; Humans; Practice Guidelines as Topic
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 01:28
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2011 01:28
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1596

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