A child is considered to have urinary tract infection (UTI) when the urine of the child grows bacteria during a microbiological test and the amount is significantly high (more than one lakh per ml).
During childhood 5% of girls and 2% of boys get UTI. In the new-born period more boys get UTI than girls. Among the girls half can get a second UTI within a year.
Vesico Ureteric Reflux
Latest Publications and Research on Vesico-Ureteric Reflux Causing UTI in ChildrenUrologic Conditions in Infants and Children: Urinary Tract Infection and Vesicoureteral Reflux. - Published by PubMed
Clinical characteristics and outcome of childhood vesicoureteral reflux. - Published by PubMed
Renal scarring is the most significant predictor of breakthrough febrile urinary tract infection in patients with simplex and duplex primary vesico-ureteral reflux. - Published by PubMed
Validation of "urinary tract dilation" classification system: Correlation between fetal hydronephrosis and postnatal urological abnormalities. - Published by PubMed
Long-term safety and efficacy of psoas bladder hitch in infants aged <12 months with unilateral obstructive megaureter. - Published by PubMed