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Volume 26, Number 6—June 2020

Manifestations of Toxic Shock Syndrome in Children, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 2010–20171

Aliza Cook2, Sarah Janse, Joshua R. Watson, and Guliz ErdemComments to Author 
Author affiliations: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA (A. Cook, S. Janse, J.R. Watson, G. Erdem); Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus (S. Janse, J.R. Watson, G. Erdem)

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Table 2

Time from hospital admission for patients who had streptococcal toxic shock syndrome with and without rash and treatments received, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 2010–2017

Time from admission, d Rash, mean (± SD) No rash, mean (± SD) Ratio of geometric means (95% CI) p value
Start of antimicrobial drugs 0.45 (0.49) 1.08 (1.57) 0.47 (0.16–1.40) 0.17
Start of clindamycin 0.87 (0.61) 3.37 (2.36) 0.24 (0.10–0.59) <0.05
Start of intravenous immunoglobulin 1.47 (0.60) 1.48 (0.49) 0.97 (0.58–1.60) 0.89

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1Preliminary results from this study were presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, May 6–9, 2017, San Diego, California, USA; and at IDWeek 2018, October 3–7, 2018, San Francisco, California, USA.

2Current affiliation: Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

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