TITLE

Acute urinary tract infection in infants and young children

AUTHOR(S)
Shaikh, Nader
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, p800
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on urinary tract infection in children. Children with constant fever should be checked for this infection as sometimes fever is the only symptom. Children below the age of two months who are suffering from it need to be hospitalized. Children with vesicoureteral reflux are given prophylactic antimicrobials which may prevent recurring of the infection.
ACCESSION #
50631331

 

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