Blood culture: specificity in childhood bacterial pneumonia

Bernardo Ejzenberg Joaquim C. Rodrigues Vera S. Dias Vieira Maria C. C. Brandileone Evandro Roberto Baldacci Yassuhiko Okay About the authors

Blood culture; Childhood pneumonia

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Blood culture: specificity in childhood bacterial pneumonia

Bernardo EjzenbergI; Joaquim C. RodriguesI; Vera S. Dias VieiraII; Maria C. C. BrandileoneII; Evandro Roberto BaldacciIII; Yassuhiko OkayIV

IMD, PhD in Pediatrics

IIAdolfo Lutz Institute Researcher

IIIMD, Emergency Care Director

IVChairman of Pediatrics Department

Correspondence to

Keywords: Blood culture; Childhood pneumonia

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The authors thank Dr. Robert Austrian, Department of Research Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelfia, Pennsylvania, USA, who serotyped the Streptococcus pneumoniae strains.

  • Correspondence to:
    Dr. Bernardo Ejzenberg / Prof. Dr. Yassuhiko Okay
    Divisão de Clínica Pediátrica, Hospital Universitário da Universidade de São Paulo
    Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes 2565
    Cidade Universitária 05508-900 São Paulo, S.P., Brazil
  • Recebido para publicação em 12/06/1995.

    Aceito para publicação em 15/09/1995.

    Institutions: University Hospital, Children's Institute of the Pediatrics Department of the School of Medicine of the University of São Paulo, Adolfo Lutz Institute.

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    Correspondence to: Dr. Bernardo Ejzenberg / Prof. Dr. Yassuhiko Okay Divisão de Clínica Pediátrica, Hospital Universitário da Universidade de São Paulo Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes 2565 Cidade Universitária 05508-900 São Paulo, S.P., Brazil

    Publication Dates

    • Publication in this collection
      22 Sept 2006
    • Date of issue
      Dec 1995

    History

    • Accepted
      15 Sept 1995
    • Received
      12 June 1995
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