Methods for the diagnosis of bacteremia in children – direct and indirect methods

Clinical methods (anamnesis, physical examination, the magnitude of fever) play a leading role in the diagnosis, but with their help it is not always possible to identify bacteremia or severe bacterial infection in a particular

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Clinical methods (anamnesis, physical examination, the magnitude of fever) play a leading role in the diagnosis, but with their help it is not always possible to identify bacteremia or severe bacterial infection in a particular

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The magnitude of fever with latent bacteremia in children

Most children with high fever do not have serious illnesses, and dangerous diseases are often accompanied by low fever. But, as a rule, the higher the fever, the greater the likelihood of having a serious

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Most children with high fever do not have serious illnesses, and dangerous diseases are often accompanied by low fever. But, as a rule, the higher the fever, the greater the likelihood of having a serious

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Age of children with latent bacteremia and fever

As already indicated in the articles on our website, bacteremia and other serious bacterial infections are most often observed in young children. The general rule is: the younger the child, the greater the risk. However,

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As already indicated in the articles on our website, bacteremia and other serious bacterial infections are most often observed in young children. The general rule is: the younger the child, the greater the risk. However,

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Causative agents of latent bacteremia in children – causes

The most common causative agent of latent bacteremia in children with fever without local symptoms is Streptococcus pneumoniae. According to McCarthy, S. pneumonia was isolated from blood in 53% of children of all ages with

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The most common causative agent of latent bacteremia in children with fever without local symptoms is Streptococcus pneumoniae. According to McCarthy, S. pneumonia was isolated from blood in 53% of children of all ages with

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