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Volume 19, Number 1—January 2013

CME ACTIVITY - Research

Staphylococcal Infections in Children, California, USA, 1985–2009

Kathleen GutierrezComments to Author , Meira S. Halpern, Clea Sarnquist, Shila Soni1, Anna Chen Arroyo, and Yvonne Maldonado
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

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Figure 3

Hospitalization trends for children <17 years of age with staphylococcal infection (SI), California, USA, 1985–2009. A) Population incidence of particular SI-associated diagnoses relative to the incidence of the same diagnoses in 2000. B) Percentage of all SI-coded hospitalization records that were further classified by various types of SI; the classification code has been available only since 1994. C) Trends for types of SI with cellulitis; available only since 1994. Data are no. of patients

Figure 3. . . . . . Hospitalization trends for children <17 years of age with staphylococcal infection (SI), California, USA, 1985–2009. A) Population incidence of particular SI-associated diagnoses relative to the incidence of the same diagnoses in 2000. B) Percentage of all SI-coded hospitalization records that were further classified by various types of SI; the classification code has been available only since 1994. C) Trends for types of SI with cellulitis; available only since 1994. Data are no. of patients/100,000 population. D) Trends for types of SI with pneumonia; available only since 1999. Data are no. of patients/1,000,000 population. E) Trends for types of SI with septicemia; available only since 1998. Data are no. of patients/1,000,000 population. MSSA, methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus; MRSA, methicillin-resistant S. aureus.

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1Current affiliation: Foodia, San Francisco, California, USA.

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