The risk factors of recurrent urinary tract infection in infants with normal urinary systems

@article{Shim2008TheRF,
  title={The risk factors of recurrent urinary tract infection in infants with normal urinary systems},
  author={Yoon Hee Shim and Jung Won Lee and Seung Joo Lee},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2008},
  volume={24},
  pages={309-312}
}
Urinary tract infection (UTI) frequently recurs and increases the risk of renal scarring even in infants with normal urinary tracts. Our study was aimed to find preventive measures for recurrent UTI in these infants. One-hundred ninety infants, who were diagnosed with their first febrile UTI and were proven to have normal urinary systems, were enrolled. We investigated the incidence of recurrent UTI during the following year and the following risk factors: gender, young age, phimosis, vaginal… CONTINUE READING
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