Validity of bag urine culture for predicting urinary tract infections in febrile infants: a paired comparison of urine collection methods

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PURPOSE Catheter urine (CATH-U) and suprapubic aspiration (SPA) are reliable urine collection methods for confirming urinary tract infections (UTI) in infants. However, noninvasive and easily accessible collecting bag urine (CBU) is widely used, despite its high contamination rate. This study investigated the validity of CBU cultures for diagnosing UTIs… (More)
DOI: 10.3345/kjp.2015.58.5.183

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@inproceedings{Kim2015ValidityOB, title={Validity of bag urine culture for predicting urinary tract infections in febrile infants: a paired comparison of urine collection methods}, author={Geun-A Kim and Ja-Wook Koo}, booktitle={Korean journal of pediatrics}, year={2015} }