Prophylactic antibiotic therapy does not prevent recurrent UTI in children

Stapleton, F. Bruder
December 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2007, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p1142
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article " Prophylactic Antibiotic Therapy Does Not Prevent Recurrent UTI in Children ," which appeared in the "Journal Watch Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine." Prophylactic antibiotic therapy often is recommended to prevent recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI). To determine whether prophylaxis lowers risk for UTI recurrence and to identify risk factors far recurrence, investigators fallowed a cohort of 75,000 children ranges from 0 to 6 years.


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