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Vesicoureteral Reflux Infection Risk Factors

Purpose:

To identify a pediatric patient with primary vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) who is at risk for breakthrough infection.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

N13.7

Description:

A pediatric patient with primary vesicoureteral reflux is often placed on prophylactic antibiotic therapy to prevent urinary tract infection. A number of factors may be associated with breakthrough infection in these patients. A patient with breakthrough infection may be a candidate for surgery.

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