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Late-onset group B streptococcal cellulitis
  1. Tobias Strunk1,2,
  2. David Burgner3,4
  1. 1Neonatal Clinical Care Unit, King Edward Memorial Hospital
  2. 2Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  3. 3Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  4. 4Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Tobias Strunk, Neonatal Clinical Care Unit, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Western Australia, 374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA 6008, Australia; tobias.strunk{at}health.wa.gov.au or tobiasstrunk{at}yahoo.de

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A 33-week gestational age female infant was delivered by non-elective caesarean section for intrauterine growth restriction (birth weight 1130 g). She received continuous positive airway pressure support for 72 h and empiric penicillin and gentamicin for 48 h. Initial blood culture, full blood count and C reactive protein were normal. The …

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