Urinary Tract Infections

Mar 15, 1999 Issue
Pediatric Urinary Tract Infection and Reflux [Article]

Urinary tract infections in children are sometimes associated with vesicoureteral reflux, which can lead to renal scarring if it remains unrecognized. Since the risk of renal scarring is greatest in infants, any child who presents with a urinary tract infection prior to toilet training should be eva...

Mar 1, 1999 Issue
Urinary Tract Infections in Adults [Article]

Urinary tract infections remain a significant cause of morbidity in all age groups. Recent studies have helped to better define the population groups at risk for these infections, as well as the most cost-effective management strategies. Initially, a urinary tract infection should be categorized as ...

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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