Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access

Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2572-0775

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Jerdev Michael

Department of Neonatology, Baruch Padeh Poriya Medical Center, Lower Galilee, Israel

  • Research Article   
    Clinical and Laboratory Approach of Urinary Tract Infection in Infants
    Author(s): Haia Nasser*, Ehsan N, Suzan N, Sharon Sigal, Sapir Goldshtein, Jerdev Michael, Boshra Nasser and Wael Nasser

    Introduction: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in neonates (<30 days of age) is related to bacteremia and congenital malformations of the kidneys and the urinary system. Upper urinary tract infections cause pyelonephritis, which may lead to scaring of the renal parenchyma and eventually to chronic renal disease. In neonates that were born, the prevalence of UTI ranges from 7% to 15% in different studies. The risk of UTI is higher among prematures and low birth weight neonates. In this study we examine closely the microbiological properties and symptoms of primary infection in young infants with predisposition to recurrent infection. Methods: Our study is a retrospective study that included infants with urinary tract infection in the first year of life, 222 infants were hospitalized during 2011-2016. Results: .. View More»

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