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Volume 12, Number 8—August 2006

Synopsis

Invasive Enterobacter sakazakii Disease in Infants

Anna B. Bowen*Comments to Author  and Christopher R. Braden*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 2

Characteristics of infants in the Enterobacter sakazakii case series

Characteristic Published cases, n/N Unpublished cases, n/N Overall %
Male 15/30 6/9 54
Cesarean delivery 6/13 2/7 40
Nosocomial onset 24/31 5/11 69
Premature birth 17/29 4/9 55
Birthweight*
LBW 16/27 2/5 56
VLBW 8/27 1/5 28
ELBW 6/27 1/5 22

*LBW, low birth weight; VLBW, very low birth weight; ELBW, extremely low birth weight.

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