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Epidemiology of bacteriuria during the first year of life.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4090969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bacteriuria was studied in an unselected population of 3,581 infants. Screening was performed at three time intervals during the infants' first year of life. The public Child Health Centers cooperated in the screening and bag samples were obtained from the infants with the parents help. Bacteriuria was verified by suprapubic aspiration. 94% of the infants took part in the screening and bacteriuria was confirmed in 14 girls (0.9%) and 36 boys (2.5%). An additional 20 girls (1.1%) and 20 boys (1.2%) in the study population presented with symptomatic urinary tract infection before 12 months of age. Bacteriuria in boys was predominantly found early in infancy both with screening techniques and through symptomatic urinary tract infections.
Authors:
B Wettergren; U Jodal; G Jonasson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Scandinavica     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0001-656X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Publication Date:  1985 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-03-13     Completed Date:  1986-03-13     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0000211     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  925-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Bacteriuria / epidemiology*
Female
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Male
Mass Screening
Sex Factors
Sweden
Urinary Tract Infections / epidemiology

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