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Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2013, Article ID 514232, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/514232
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Septicemia in a Neonate following Therapeutic Hypothermia: The Literature Review of Evidence

1Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, 6/F Clinical Sciences Building, Shatin, Hong Kong
2The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
3Department of Pediatrics, The University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2M 0H5

Received 9 July 2013; Accepted 31 July 2013

Academic Editors: A. T. Soliman and A. Spalice

Copyright © 2013 Kam Lun Hon 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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