Study of urinary tract infection in febrile children below 2 years of age

  title={Study of urinary tract infection in febrile children below 2 years of age},
  author={P. Prasad and A. Gupta and Gaurav Mukhija},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences},
  • P. Prasad, A. Gupta, Gaurav Mukhija
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
  • Background: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in age group 0-2 years is of special interest to clinicians and assumes importance as it can lead to pyelonephritis, septicemia or meningitis in newborn and infants which can be fatal. This study is undertaken to calculate the incidence of UTI in febrile children less than 2 years of age and to compare the incidence with afebrile children visiting pediatric OPD and IPD of SRMS IMS. Methods: Two hundred and two febrile infants and children constituted… CONTINUE READING

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