Osteomyelitis in children

Sheldon Kaplan

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Abstract

Osteomyelitis is one of the more common invasive bacterial infections in children leading to hospitalization and prolonged antibiotic administration. Over the past decade, increasing microbial virulence, diminishing antibiotic susceptibility, and advances in diagnostic molecular microbiology and imaging techniques have led to changes in the clinical management of children with suspected osteomyelitis, which are reviewed in this article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)787-797
Number of pages11
JournalInfectious Disease Clinics of North America
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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