Alterations of peripheral leukocyte count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and C-reactive protein in febrile urinary tract infection.

@article{Naseri2008AlterationsOP,
  title={Alterations of peripheral leukocyte count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and C-reactive protein in febrile urinary tract infection.},
  author={Mitra Naseri},
  journal={Iranian journal of kidney diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={137-42}
}
  • Mitra Naseri
  • Published 2008 in Iranian journal of kidney diseases
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of peripheral leukocyte count, differential leukocyte count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), and C-reactive protein (CRP) level in febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) for defining the UTI level. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 61 children aged between 1 and 10 years with documented febrile UTI (axillary temperature > or = 38 degrees C) were studied. They had a urine culture positive for infection. Laboratory… CONTINUE READING
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