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Algorithm of Shaikh et al for Diagnosing a Urinary Tract Infection in a Verbal Child More Than 2 Years Old

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Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Shaikh et al developed several algorithms for identifying young children with urinary tract infections (UTI). A verbal child more than 24 months of age who may have a urinary tract infection can be identified based on clinical and laboratory findings. The authors are from the University of Pittsburgh, Ohio State University, Duquesne University and the University of Wisconsin.

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