What is the epidemiology of bacteremia in febrile infants aged 60 days and younger?

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Why is this study important?

Serious bacterial infections (SBI) in young febrile infants are subtle and significant variation in the management of these patients exists. This study aims to stratify the epidemiology of bacteremia in these patients by age (in weeks) to better inform current diagnostic practices.

Which, if any, threats to validity are most likely to have an impact on the results and how?

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