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Screening Criteria of Baker et al for Serious Bacterial Infection in a Febrile Infant 1 to 2 Months Old

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Baker et al reported criteria for identifying a febrile infant 1 to 2 months old who is at increased risk for serious bacterial infection (SBI). This can help to identify an infant who can be treated without antibiotics. The authors are from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania.

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