Report finds no ideal diagnostic protocol after first febrile UTI

03/5/2013 | Family Practice News

Researchers assessed five diagnostic algorithms and a protocol where all tests were performed in children after the first febrile urinary tract infection, and found no ideal procedure in terms of specificity/sensitivity, cost and radiation dose. They noted that all five approaches failed to detect a variable proportion of reflux and scars. The findings appear in the journal Pediatrics.

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