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Urinary tract infection in 1-12 years age group: A cross section study of 100 cases

Journal: International Archives of Integrated Medicine (IAIM) (Vol.2, No. 6)

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Page : 192-196

Keywords : Urinary tract infection; Fever; E. coli; Dysuria; Baroda.;

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infections in the developing countries. Our study showed UTI was more common in female children than male children but not so significant, the ratio of female: male being 1.04:1. Mean age of male was 5.13 ± 3.57 years, and in females it was 5.27 ± 3.67 years, study age group being 1 to 12 years. Fever was the most common presenting clinical feature, seen in 88 cases (88%). Rare clinical findings include incontinence and unusual urine smell seen in 3 cases and 1 case respectively. E. coli was the most common organism isolated.

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