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Table 4 Number of Serious Bacterial Infection (SBI) in all patients 0–36 months of age, tested or not for SBI

From: Comparing febrile children presenting on and off antibiotics to the emergency department: a retrospective cohort study

SBI variableAll
N = 753
AB-
N = 584
AB+
N = 169
P-Value
Urinary Tract Infection -positive40 (5.3)36 (6.2)4 (2.4)0.05
Bacteremia -positive4 (0.5)2 (0.3)2 (1.2)0.22
Meningitis -positive2 (0.3)2 (0.3)0 (0.0)1.00
Negative for any SBI709 (94.2)546 (93.5)163 (96.4)0.15
At least 1 SBI positive44 (5.8)38 (6.5)6 (3.6)
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