volume 146, issue 4, Pe2020009399 2020
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2020-009399
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Stefania Bellino, Ornella Punzo, Maria Cristina Rota, Martina Del Manso, Alberto Mateo Urdiales, Xanthi Andrianou, Massimo Fabiani, Stefano Boros, Fenicia Vescio, Flavia Riccardo, Antonino Bella, Antonietta Filia, Giovanni Rezza, Alberto Villani et al.

Abstract: OBJECTIVES: To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pediatric patients aged ,18 years in Italy. METHODS: Data from the national case-based surveillance system of confirmed COVID-19 infections until May 8, 2020, were analyzed. Demographic and clinical characteristics of subjects were summarized by age groups (0-1, 2-6, 7-12, 13-18 years), and risk factors for disease severity were evaluated by using a multilevel (clustered by region) multivariable logistic …

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