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Risk of invasive bacterial infections by week of age in infants: prospective national surveillance, England, 2010–2017
  1. Shamez N Ladhani1,2,
  2. Katherine L Henderson3,
  3. Berit Muller-Pebody3,
  4. Mary E Ramsay1,
  5. Andrew Riordan4
  1. 1 Immunisation and Countermeasures Division, Public Health England, London, UK
  2. 2 Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group, St George’s, University of London, London, UK
  3. 3 Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance Division, Public Health England, London, UK
  4. 4 Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Shamez N Ladhani; shamez.ladhani{at}phe.gov.uk

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  • Contributors SL and AR conceived the work. KLH and SL extracted and analysed the data. SL, KLH and AR wrote the manuscript. All authors reviewed and edited the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication PHE has legal permission, provided by Regulation 3 of the Health Service (Control of Patient Information) Regulations 2002, to process patient confidential information for national surveillance of communicable diseases.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors SL and AR conceived the work. KLH and SL extracted and analysed the data. SL, KLH and AR wrote the manuscript. All authors reviewed and edited the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication PHE has legal permission, provided by Regulation 3 of the Health Service (Control of Patient Information) Regulations 2002, to process patient confidential information for national surveillance of communicable diseases.

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