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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e318258873b
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Pediatric Suppurative Parotitis in Cambodia Between 2007 and 2011

Stoesser, Nicole MB BS*†‡; Pocock, Joanna MB BChir†§¶; Moore, Catrin E. DPhil*†‡; Soeng, Sona*; Chhat, Hor P.*; Sar, Poda*; Limmathurotsakul, Direk MD, PhD; Day, Nicholas FRCP, PhD†‡; Thy, Vann MD*; Sar, Vuthy MD*; Parry, Christopher M. FRCPath, PhD*†‡

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Abstract

The causes of suppurative parotitis in Cambodian children are not known. We describe 39 cases at the Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, between January 2007 and July 2011 (0.07/1000 hospital attendances). The median age was 5.7 years with no neonates affected. Burkholderia pseudomallei was cultured in 29 (74%) cases. No deaths occurred; 1 child developed facial nerve palsy.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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