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Urinary tract infection in infants: the significance of low bacterial count.

Journal article
Authors Svante Swerkersson
Ulf Jodal
Christina Åhrén
Rune Sixt
Eira Stokland
Sverker Hansson
Published in Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany)
Volume 31
Issue 2
Pages 239-245
ISSN 1432-198X
Publication year 2016
Published at Institute of Biomedicine, Department of Infectious Medicine
Pages 239-245
Language en
Subject categories Urology and Nephrology, Pediatrics


In national guidelines for urinary tract infection (UTI) in children, different cut-off levels for defining bacteriuria are used. In this study, the relationship between bacterial count in infant UTI and inflammatory parameters, frequency of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), kidney damage, and recurrent UTI was analyzed.

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