JOURNAL ARTICLE
REVIEW

Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections in Children

Christopher D Doern, Susan E Richardson
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2016, 54 (9): 2233-42
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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common occurrence in children. The management and laboratory diagnosis of these infections pose unique challenges that are not encountered in adults. Important factors, such as specimen collection, urinalysis interpretation, culture thresholds, and antimicrobial susceptibility testing, require special consideration in children and will be discussed in detail in the following review.

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