Saxena, S., Thompson, P.L., Birger, R., Bottle, A., Wong, I.C.K., Johnson, A.P., Gilbert, R. and Sharland, M. (2010) Increasing Skin Infections and Staphylococcus aureus Complications in Children, England, 1997–2006. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 16 (3). pp. 530-533. 10.3201/eid1603.090809.
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During 1997–2006, general practitioner consultations for skin conditions for children <18 years of age in England increased 19%, from 128.5 to 152.9/1,000 child-years, and antistaphylococcal drug prescription rates increased 64%, from 17.8 to 29.1/1,000 child-years. During the same time period, hospital admissions for Staphylococcus aureus infections rose 49% from 53.4 to 79.3/100,000 child-years.
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|Departments, units and centres:||Department of Practice and Policy > Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
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|Deposited On:||15 Jul 2010 10:07|
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