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Epidemiology of Meningitis in Canadian Neonatal Intensive Care Units.

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Summary of "Epidemiology of Meningitis in Canadian Neonatal Intensive Care Units."

Meningitis is a serious disease that occurs more commonly in the neonatal period than in any other age group. Recent data from large national cohorts are needed to determine if the epidemiology of neonatal meningitis (NM) has changed.

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Name: The Pediatric infectious disease journal
ISSN: 1532-0987
Pages: 476-480

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