TABLE 2

Serious Bacterial Infections

InfectionNo. of Cases
Abscess5a
Bacteremia3b
Urinary tract infection3c
Shigella gastroenteritis3
Mastoiditis1
  • a Four cutaneous abscesses caused by Staphylococcus aureus (3 methicillin-resistant), 1 retropharyngeal abscess.

  • b Two Streptococcus pneumoniae, 1 methicillin-sensitive S. aureus.

  • c All 3 caused by Escherichia coli, including 1 with positive blood culture.