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Use of Urine Dipstick Evaluating Young Infants With Fever Without a Source and Positive Urine Culture.
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PMID:  21796014     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We analyzed 239 febrile infants <3 months of age with a positive urine culture to examine their characteristics. Patients with altered urine dipstick showed more commonly alterations of the biologic markers for bacterial infection, and Escherichia coli was more commonly isolated. Febrile young infants with positive urine culture and negative urine dipstick may not have a urinary tract infection and less aggressive management can be considered.
Santiago Mintegi; Borja Gomez; Elena Urra; Ana Romero; Natalia Paniagua; Edurne Lopez; Javier Benito
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-0987     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
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Created Date:  2011-7-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
From the *Department of Paediatric Emergency, Cruces Hospital, Osakidetza-Basque Health Service, Bilbao, Spain; †Department of Paediatrics, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain; and ‡Microbiology Department, Cruces Hospital, Osakidetza-Basque Health Service, Bilbao, Spain.
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