Usefulness of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in young children with febrile urinary tract infection

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PURPOSE Acute pyelonephritis (APN) is a serious bacterial infection that can cause renal scarring in children. Early identification of APN is critical to improve treatment outcomes. The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a prognostic marker of many diseases, but it has not yet been established in urinary tract infection (UTI). The aim of this study was to… (More)
DOI: 10.3345/kjp.2016.59.3.139

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