Hospitalizations for Kawasaki syndrome among children in the United States, 1997-2007

Robert C. Holman, Ermias D. Belay, Krista Y. Christensen, Arianne M. Folkema, Claudia Angelica Steiner, Lawrence B. Schonberger

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Abstract

Background: The present study describes the rate and trends of childhood hospitalizations with Kawasaki syndrome (KS) in the United States. Methods: Retrospective analysis of hospitalizations with KS among children

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)483-488
Number of pages6
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume29
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Children
  • Epidemiology
  • Hospitalizations
  • Infants
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Kawasaki syndrome
  • United States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Medicine(all)

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Holman, R. C., Belay, E. D., Christensen, K. Y., Folkema, A. M., Steiner, C. A., & Schonberger, L. B. (2010). Hospitalizations for Kawasaki syndrome among children in the United States, 1997-2007. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 29(6), 483-488. https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0b013e3181cf8705