volume 99, issue 6, P846-850 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.6.846
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H. Peltola, L. Unkila-Kallio, M. J.T. Kallio, the Finnish Study Group

Abstract: Treatment of pediatric acute staphylococcal osteomyelitis can be simplified and costs reduced by keeping surgery at a minimum, shortening hospitalization and the course of antimicrobials, switching quickly to the oral route, and not monitoring serum bactericidal activity.