TABLE 1

Characteristics of All Neonates and Those Patients Who Were Admitted Shown in Absolute Numbers and Percentages

n%
All patients (N = 68)
 Age, ≤7 d5682
 Female sex3653
 Race and/or ethnicity
   White3044
   African American1522
   Hispanic1116
   Other or unknown1218
 Length gestation, wk
   ≥374262
   <372638
 Seasonality at presentation
   Winter (December 1 to February 28)1827
   Not winter5073
Admitted patients (n = 63)
 Ill-appearing914
 CSF culture obtained5181
 Blood and urine cultures obtained63100
 HSV blood and CSF obtained5079
 Admit location
   Floor unit5384
   IMC813
   PICU23
 Diagnosis of serious infection (SBI or HSV)58
 Diagnosis of serious pathology914
 Death12