Accepted for Publication: November 23, 2011.
Published Online: April 2, 2012. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.1669
Author Contributions: Drs Mansbach and Camargo had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Mansbach, Piedra, Teach, and Camargo. Acquisition of data: Mansbach, Piedra, Teach, Sullivan, Forgey, and Camargo. Analysis and interpretation of data: Mansbach, Piedra, Teach, Clark, Espinola, and Camargo. Drafting of the manuscript: Mansbach, Clark, and Camargo. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Mansbach, Piedra, Teach, Sullivan, Forgey, Clark, Espinola, and Camargo. Statistical analysis: Mansbach, Clark, Espinola, and Camargo. Obtained funding: Mansbach and Camargo. Administrative, technical, and material support: Sullivan, Forgey, and Camargo. Study supervision: Camargo.
Group Members: The MARC-30 site principal investigators were: Besh Barcega, MD, Loma Linda Medical Center, Loma Linda, California; John Cheng, MD, and Carlos Delgado, MD, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia; Haitham Haddad, MD, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio; Frank LoVecchio, MD, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona; Charles G. Macias, MD, MPH, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston; Eugene Mowad, MD, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, Ohio; Brian Pate, MD, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri; Mark Riederer, MD, and Paul Hain, MD, Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee; M. Jason Sanders, MD, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston; Alan Schroeder, MD, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Santa Clara, California; Nikhil Shah, MD, and Dorothy Damore, MD, New York Presbyterian Hospital–Cornell, New York, New York; Michelle Stevenson, MD, Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky; Erin Stucky, MD, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California; Stephen Teach, MD, MPH, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC; and Lisa Zaoutis, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by grants U01 AI-67693, K23 AI-77801, and UL1 RR-031988 from the National Institutes of Health.
Disclaimer: The content of this manuscript is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Center for Research Resources, or National Institutes of Health.