Urinary Tract Infections

May 15, 1998 Issue
Urinary Tract Infections in Children: Why They Occur and How to Prevent Them [Article]

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) usually occur as a consequence of colonization of the periurethral area by a virulent organism that subsequently gains access to the bladder. During the first few months of life, uncircumcised male infants are at increased risk for UTIs, but thereafter UTIs predominat...

Apr 1, 1998 Issue
Evaluation and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in Children [Article]

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections encountered by primary care physicians. Although UTIs do not occur with as great a frequency in children as in adults, they can be a source of significant morbidity in children. For reasons that are not yet completely und...

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