Use of urinary gram stain for detection of urinary tract infection in childhood.

@article{Arslan2002UseOU,
  title={Use of urinary gram stain for detection of urinary tract infection in childhood.},
  author={Ş{\"u}kr{\"u} Arslan and H{\"u}sey{\^i}n Caksen and Levent Rastgeldi and Abdurrahman Uner and Ahmet Oner and Dursun Odabaş},
  journal={The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={75},
  pages={73 - 78}
}
In this study, urinary culture, urinary Gram stain, and four tests within the urinalysis, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, microscopyfor bacteria, and microscopyforpyuria, were examined in 100 children with symptoms suggesting urinary tract infection. Our purpose was to determine the validity of the urinary Gram stain compared with a combination of pyuria plus Gram stain and overall urinalysis (positiveness of nitrite, leukocyte esterase, microscopy for bacteria, or microscopy for white blood cell… CONTINUE READING

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