High prevalence of febrile urinary tract infections after paediatric renal transplantation.

@article{John2006HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of febrile urinary tract infections after paediatric renal transplantation.},
  author={Ulrike John and Anne Schulze Everding and Eberhard Kuwertz-Br{\"o}king and Monika Bulla and D E M{\"u}ller-wiefel and Joachim Misselwitz and Markus Josef Kemper},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={3269-74}
}
BACKGROUND Adult data suggest that urinary tract infections occur frequently after renal transplantation (RTx) and contribute to mortality and graft loss; data in children are limited. Therefore, we evaluated prevalence, short and long-term morbidity and confounding factors of febrile UTI (fUTI) after paediatric RTx. METHODS In a retrospective cross-sectional study of three centres, we analysed data on 110 children followed for 4.9+/-3.4 years after successful transplantation. RESULTS 40… CONTINUE READING
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