Procalcitonin: A Key Marker in Children with Urinary Tract Infection

@inproceedings{Leroy2011ProcalcitoninAK,
  title={Procalcitonin: A Key Marker in Children with Urinary Tract Infection},
  author={Sandrine Leroy and Alain Gervaix},
  booktitle={Advances in urology},
  year={2011}
}
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common source of bacterial infections among young febrile children. Accurate diagnosis of acute pyelonephritis (APN) and vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is important because of their association with renal scarring, leading in the cases to long-term complications. However, the gold standard examinations for both are either DMSA scan (for APN and scar) or cystography (for VUR) and present limitations (feasibility, pain, cost, etc.). Procalcitonin, a… CONTINUE READING

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Urinary tract infections ( UTIs ) are the most common source of bacterial infections among young febrile children .
Urinary tract infections ( UTIs ) are the most common source of bacterial infections among young febrile children .
Urinary tract infections ( UTIs ) are the most common source of bacterial infections among young febrile children .
Urinary tract infections ( UTIs ) are the most common source of bacterial infections among young febrile children .
Urinary tract infections ( UTIs ) are the most common source of bacterial infections among young febrile children .
Urinary tract infections ( UTIs ) are the most common source of bacterial infections among young febrile children .
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