Screening for urinary tract infection in infants in the emergency department: which test is best?

@article{Shaw1998ScreeningFU,
  title={Screening for urinary tract infection in infants in the emergency department: which test is best?},
  author={Kathy N. Shaw and Karin L. McGowan and Marc H. Gorelick and Jerome Sanford Schwartz},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={101 6},
  pages={E1}
}
OBJECTIVE Comparison of rapid tests and screening strategies for detecting urinary tract infection (UTI) in infants. METHODS Cross-sectional study conducted in an urban tertiary care children's hospital emergency department and clinical laboratories of 3873 infants <2 years of age who had a urine culture obtained in the emergency department by urethral catheterization; results of urine dipstick tests for leukocyte esterase or nitrites, enhanced urinalysis (UA) (urine white blood cell count… CONTINUE READING

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