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Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 896014, 3 pages
Invasive Group B Streptococcal Disease in Two Pediatric Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
1Department of Pediatrics, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 121 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
2Department of Pediatrics, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Patterson, NJ 07503, USA
Received 27 February 2013; Accepted 19 March 2013
Academic Editors: N.-C. Chiu, S. M. Dehghani, M. Ehlayel, D. Fischer, B. Resch, A. Spalice, and P. Visrutaratna
Copyright © 2013 Dongning Wu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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