Urinary tract infection in febrile children in Maiduguri north eastern Nigeria.

@article{Rabasa2009UrinaryTI,
  title={Urinary tract infection in febrile children in Maiduguri north eastern Nigeria.},
  author={Adamu Ibrahim Rabasa and Mustapha Modu Gofama},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={124-7}
}
One hundred and forty five children aged 1 month to sixty months who had fever at presentation to the paediatric department of University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital were investigated for urinary tract infection in this prospective study from November 2004 to October 2005. Prevalence of urinary tract infection was found to be 13.7 per cent. While the female sex and malnutrition were found to be significantly associated with urinary tract infection, height of temperature and symptoms… CONTINUE READING