Pad urine collection for ear ly childhood urinary-tract infection

@article{Macfarlane1999PadUC,
  title={Pad urine collection for ear ly childhood urinary-tract infection},
  author={Peter I. Macfarlane and Christine Houghton and Christopher C.W. Hughes},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1999},
  volume={354}
}
Urine collected into absorbent pads is commonly contaminated, making this method unreliable for ruling out urinary-tract infection in young children. Bag samples are equally unhelpful, whereas clean-catch samples are least likely to need repeating. 
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