Urine cultures for kids
- Low bacterial count urinary tract infections in infants and young children. Kanellopoulos, Theodoros A.; Vassilakos, Paul J.; Kantzis, Marinos; Ellina, Aikaterini; Kolonitsiou, Fevronia; Papanastasiou, Dimitris A. // European Journal of Pediatrics;Jun2005, Vol. 164 Issue 6, p355
The purpose of the study was to compare bacterial species, clinical, laboratory and imaging findings (99mTc-dimercaptosuccinic acid renal scan and voiding cystogram) in infants and children with high (=105 colony forming units (CFU)/ml, group A patients) and low (=5Ã—104 CFU/ml, group C...
- Rapid tests and urine sampling techniques for the diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI) in children under five years: a systematic review. Whiting, Penny; Westwood, Marie; Watt, Ian; Cooper, Julie; Kleijnen, Jos // BMC Pediatrics;2005, Vol. 5, p4
Background: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common sources of infection in children under five. Prompt diagnosis and treatment is important to reduce the risk of renal scarring. Rapid, cost-effective, methods of UTI diagnosis are required as an alternative to culture. Methods:...
- Urinary tract infection. // Paediatric Nursing;Oct2007, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p19
The article offers information about urinary tract infection (UTI) in children. It explains that infants and children with unexplained fever of 38Â°C or higher for 24 hours or have signs and symptoms suggestive of UTI need to be subjected to a urine sample test. It recommends urgent microscopy...
- Pathogens causing urinary tract infections in infants: a European overview by the ESCAPE study group. Alberici, Irene; Bayazit, Aysun; Drozdz, Dorota; Emre, Sevinç; Fischbach, Michel; Harambat, Jérôme; Jankauskiene, Augustina; Litwin, Mieczyslaw; Mir, Sevgi; Morello, William; Peco-Antic, Amira; Sallay, Peter; Sever, Lale; Simonetti, Giacomo; Szczesniak, Przemyslaw; Teixeira, Ana; Vidal, Enrico; Wuehl, Elke; Mehls, Otto; Weber, Lutz // European Journal of Pediatrics;Jun2015, Vol. 174 Issue 6, p783
Knowledge of the distribution spectrum of causative organisms and their resistance patterns has become a core requirement for the rational and effective management of urinary tract infections. In the context of a prospective trial on the use of antibiotic prophylaxis in infants with underling...
- Parental reporting of smelly urine and urinary tract infection. Struthers, S.; Scanlon, J.; Parker, K.; Goddard, J.; Hallett, R. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Mar2003, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p250
Determines whether parental reporting of smelly urine is of any relevance to the diagnosis of urinary tract infections in children less than 6 years of age. Key issues of interest; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on studies of childhood diseases.
- Can Circumcision Prevent Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Hospitalized Infants? Cason, Dana L.; Carter, Brian S.; Bhatia, Jatinder // Clinical Pediatrics;Dec2000, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p699
Summary: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is an uncommon but concerning condition for hospitalized premature infants. A retrospective chart review of all male infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) from June 1996 through March 1999 was conducted at the Medical College of...
- UTI in infancy: are voiding cystourethrography and prophylactic antibiotics necessary? Hee Gyung Kang; Beom Hee Lee; Yong Choi // Pediatric Nephrology;Aug2009, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p1599
A letter to the editor is presented about a study which investigates whether voiding cystoureterography (VCUG) is necessary for the diagnosis of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in infant boys with urinary tract infection (UTI).
- Nasty processes produce nasty guidelines. Coulthard, Malcolm G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/8/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7618, p463
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Management of urinary tract infection in children," by A.R. Watson in the August 25, 2007 issue.
- Nasty processes produce nasty guidelines. Watson, Alan R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/8/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7618, p463
A reply is presented by Dr. Alan R. Watson to a letter to the editor about his article "Management of urinary tract infection in children."