Suprapubic aspiration under ultrasound guidance in children with fever of undiagnosed cause.

@article{Buys1994SuprapubicAU,
  title={Suprapubic aspiration under ultrasound guidance in children with fever of undiagnosed cause.},
  author={Heloise Buys and L J Pead and Rachel Hallett and R C Maskell},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1994},
  volume={308 6930},
  pages={690-2}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the ease of use of suprapubic aspiration of urine under ultrasound guidance in babies with fever of uncertain cause and to assess the importance of bacterial counts and pyuria in relation to abnormalities of the urinary tract and the importance of pyuria in the absence of bacteriuria. DESIGN Analysis of urine samples obtained by suprapubic aspiration in babies and children from July 1991 to June 1992. The clinical records of the children with bacteriuria and sterile… CONTINUE READING