Is a negative dipstick urinalysis good enough to exclude urinary tract infection in paediatric emergency department patients?

Abstract

BACKGROUND Urinary tract infection is a common cause of serious bacterial infection in young children. The non-specific presentation has implications for misdiagnosis and the potential for long-term complications. AIMS To determine if a negative dipstick urinalysis is adequate to exclude urinary tract infection in children aged 0-10 years. Data was… (More)

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