TABLE 1

Characteristics of Children With Bacteremia and Blood Cultures Obtained From 1998 to 2014

All Blood Cultures, n (%)All Bacteremia, n (%)S pneumoniae, n (%)E coli, n (%)Salmonella spp, n (%)S aureus, n (%)N meningitidis, n (%)
n = 57 733n = 538n = 237n = 131n = 57n = 54n = 11
Age, mo
 3–1122 624 (39)253 (47)74 (31)104 (79)19 (33)19 (35)8 (73)
 12–2323 979 (42)188 (35)116 (49)21 (16)15 (26)21 (39)2 (18)
 24–3611 130 (19)97 (18)47 (20)6 (5)23 (41)14 (26)1 (9)
Female sex27 019 (47)253 (47)99 (42)85 (65)21 (37)25 (46)6 (55)
Site of culture
 Outpatient clinic33 391 (58)328 (61)137 (58)91 (69)45 (79)22 (41)7 (64)
 ED20 978 (36)172 (32)91 (38)35 (27)8 (14)21 (39)2 (18)
 Hospital3364 (6)38 (7)9 (4)5 (4)4 (7)11 (20)2 (18)
Vaccine dose, no.
 419 052 (33)124 (23)46 (19)13 (10)30 (53)21 (39)1 (9)
 316 165 (28)97 (18)26 (11)33 (25)14 (24)12 (22)0 (0)
 25773 (10)59 (11)11 (5)28 (21)5 (9)4 (7)3 (27)
 14619 (8)64 (12)7 (3)38 (29)0 (0)9 (17)1 (9)
 012 124 (21)194 (36)147 (62)19 (15)8 (14)8 (15)6 (55)