Mortality and neurodevelopmental outcome after Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in infants.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We compared outcomes in infants with methicillin-resistant and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Infants with methicillin-resistant S. aureus infection had a longer median duration of bacteremia (4.5 versus 1 day, P = 0.01), but no difference in length of hospital stay, mortality, or neurodevelopmental impairment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cohen-Wolkowiez, M; Benjamin, DK; Fowler, VG; Wade, KC; Alexander, BD; Worley, G; Goldstein, RF; Smith, PB

Published Date

  • December 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1159 - 1161

PubMed ID

  • 18043460

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0891-3668

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/INF.0b013e31814620a6


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States