Sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in young febrile infants with urinary tract infections.

  title={Sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in young febrile infants with urinary tract infections.},
  author={David Schnadower and Nathan Kuppermann and Charles Gilbert Macias and Stephen B Freedman and Marc N. Baskin and Paul T Ishimine and Camille Scribner and Pamela J Okada and Heather M Beach and Blake Bulloch and Dewesh Agrawal and Mary R Saunders and Donna M Sutherland and Mercedes M Blackstone and Amit Sarnaik and Julie K McManemy and Alison Brent and Jonathan Bennett and Jennifer M Plymale and Patrick Solari and Deborah J Mann and Peter S. Dayan},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  volume={165 7},
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of and to identify risk factors for sterile cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pleocytosis in a large sample of febrile young infants with urinary tract infections (UTIs) and to describe the clinical courses of those patients. DESIGN Secondary analysis of a multicenter retrospective review. SETTING Emergency departments of 20 North American hospitals. Patients Infants aged 29 to 60 days with temperatures of 38.0°C or higher and culture-proven UTIs who underwent… CONTINUE READING
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