Age-Specific Bacteriological Profile of Pediatric Septicemia; A Population-Based Study

Seyyed Shahin Eftekhari, Sara Shahmoradi, Shervin Rashidinia, Hossein Heidari
2017 Int J Pediatr   unpublished
Septicemia is a life-threatening condition particularly among pediatric population. Early initiating a proper empiric antimicrobial treatment prior to definite isolation of the pathogen through blood culture has pivotal role in reducing further mortality and morbidity. The aim of this study was to evaluate the epidemiological properties of a distinct Iranian population by patients' age and gender throughout the year.