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Use of Procalcitonin Assays to Predict Serious Bacterial Infection in Young Febrile Infants—Reply

Karen Milcent, MD, PhD1,2; Vincent Gajdos, MD, PhD1,2
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1Department of Pediatrics, Antoine Béclère University Hospital, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Clamart, France
2Université Paris-Sud, INSERM, CESP Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Villejuif, France
JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170(6):623-624. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.0385.
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In Reply We thank Britton and Antoon and Steiner for their comments that gave us the opportunity to clarify a number of points on our work. First, we confirm that bacterial meningitis, bacteremia, and urinary tract infection were mutually exclusive and that of the 8 cases of bacterial meningitis, 2 had associated bacteremia (both with the same organism as in the cerebrospinal fluid) and 2 had a urinary tract infection (1 with the same organism as in the cerebrospinal fluid and 1 with a different organism). Of the 13 cases of bacteremia, 8 had also a urinary tract infection.

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June 1, 2016
Philip N. Britton, MBBS, FRACP
1Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170(6):622-623. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.0379.
June 1, 2016
James W. Antoon, MD, PhD; Michael J. Steiner, MD, MPH
1Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago
2Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, North Carolina Children’s Hospital, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill
JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170(6):623. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.0382.
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