Aetiology, Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Predictors ofUrinary Tract Infection among Febrile Under-Fives atMuhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam-Tanzania

@inproceedings{Fredrick2013AetiologyAS,
  title={Aetiology, Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Predictors ofUrinary Tract Infection among Febrile Under-Fives atMuhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam-Tanzania},
  author={Francis F Fredrick and Joel Msafiri Francis and Maulidi R Fataki and Samuel Y. Maselle},
  year={2013}
}
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common cause of fever in children and contributes to morbidity and mortality. This study aimed at determining prevalence, aetiology and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of the isolates at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), Dar es Salaam- Tanzania. Demographic data were collected using a pretested questionnaire. 382 febrile children below five years admitted in the general paediatric wards were recruited. Urine specimens were obtained for urinalysis… CONTINUE READING

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