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Calculator of Shaikh et al for Estimating the Probability of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in a Young Febrile Child (UTICalc)

Specialty:

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

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Description:

Shaikh et al developed the UTICalc for estimating the probability of a urinary tract infection (UTI) in a young febrile child. This can help to determine if ordering a urine culture is appropriate. The authors are from the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh.

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