- Diagnostic value of procalcitonin in well-appearing young febrile infantsBorja Gomez
Pediatric Emergency Department, Cruces Univeristy Hospital, Plaza de Cruces s n, 48 902 Barakaldo, Spain
Pediatrics 130:815-22. 2012..Our objective was to assess its performance in diagnosing serious bacterial infections and specifically invasive bacterial infections (IBIs) in well-appearing infants aged <3 months with fever without source (FWS)...
- Clinical and analytical characteristics and short-term evolution of enteroviral meningitis in young infants presenting with fever without sourceBorja Gomez
Pediatric Emergency Department, Cruces Hospital, Barakaldo, Spain
Pediatr Emerg Care 28:518-23. 2012..The objective of this study was to describe the characteristics of the enteroviral meningitis diagnosed in a pediatric emergency department among infants younger than 3 months with fever without source and its short-term evolution...
- Diagnostic value of leukopenia in young febrile infantsBorja Gomez
Paediatric Emergency Department, Cruces Hospital, Barakaldo, Spain
Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:92-5. 2012..6% for those with leukocytosis (odds ratio, 3.59). None of the 9 well-appearing febrile neonates with leukopenia developed an SBI. Leukopenia, in well-appearing young febrile infants, should not be considered as an SBI risk factor...
- Blood culture and bacteremia predictors in infants less than three months of age with fever without sourceBorja Gomez
From the Paediatric Emergency Department, Cruces Hospital, Plaza de Cruces s n, Barakaldo, Spain
Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:43-7. 2010....
- [Safety and effectiveness of nitrous oxide for sedation-analgesia in emergency departments]B Gomez
Servicio de Urgencias de Pediatría, Hospital de Cruces, Barakaldo, Bizkaia, Espana
An Pediatr (Barc) 75:96-102. 2011....
- Use of urine dipstick evaluating young infants with fever without a source and positive urine cultureSantiago Mintegi
Department of Paediatric Emergency, Cruces Hospital, Osakidetza Basque Health Service, Bilbao, Spain
Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:1103-5. 2011..Febrile young infants with positive urine culture and negative urine dipstick may not have a urinary tract infection and less aggressive management can be considered...
- Well appearing young infants with fever without known source in the emergency department: are lumbar punctures always necessary?Santiago Mintegi
Department of Paediatric Emergency, Cruces Hospital, Basque Country, Spain
Eur J Emerg Med 17:167-9. 2010..This approach may lead to under-diagnosing nonbacterial meningitis...
- Is 15 days an appropriate cut-off age for considering serious bacterial infection in the management of febrile infants?Silvia Garcia
Pediatric Emergency Department, Cruces University Hospital, Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:455-8. 2012..However, as the prevalence of SBI is not homogenous in this age group, some authors have considered decreasing this cut-off age, allowing ambulatory management of selected patients meeting low-risk criteria...
- Rapid influenza test in young febrile infants for the identification of low-risk patientsSantiago Mintegi
Paediatric Emergency Department, Hospital Cruces, Barakaldo, Basque Country, Spain
Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1026-8. 2009..Routine blood culture may be no longer necessary in infants with a positive RIT...
- Invasive bacterial infections in a paediatric emergency department in the era of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccineMaria Herrero
Department of Pediatric Emergency, Cruces Hospital, Barakaldo, Bizkaia, Spain
Eur J Emerg Med 19:89-94. 2012..To describe the characteristics of patients diagnosed with invasive bacterial infections (IBIs) in a Paediatric Emergency Department (PED) following the introduction of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugated vaccine (PCV7)...