Nosocomial cutaneous abscesses in septic infants

D. Mandel, Y. Littner, F. B. Mimouni, S. Dollberg

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Objective: To retrospectively study the epidemiology of nosocomial cutaneous abscesses in 46 consecutive septic infants. Results: Ten infants had one abscess or more. Surviving infants with abscesses had a longer duration of bacteraemia, which disappeared within 24 hours of drainage. Conclusion: Infants with persistent bacteraemia should be examined regularly for the presence of abscesses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)F161-F162
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2004


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