Chapter 31. Urinary Tract Infection

  1. John M. Hutson AO, BS, MD (Monash), MD, DSc (Melb), FRACS, FAAP (Hon) Chair of Paediatric Surgery General Surgeon and Urologist Professor of Paediatric Surgery1,2,
  2. Michael O'Brien MB, BCh, BAO, PhD, FRCSI (Paed), FRACS (Paed) Paediatric Urologist3,
  3. Alan A. Woodward MBBS, FRCS, FRACS General Surgeon and Urologist3 and
  4. Spencer W. Beasley MBChB (Otago), MS (Melb), FRACS Professor of Paediatric Surgery4

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch31

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Hutson, J. M., O'Brien, M., Woodward, A. A. and Beasley, S. W. (eds) (2008) Urinary Tract Infection, in Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Department of Paediatric Urology, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  4. 4

    Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162678

Online ISBN: 9781444300109

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Keywords:

  • urinary tract infection (UTI);
  • mid-stream specimen of urine (MSSU);
  • urine dipsticks test for UTI;
  • urine culture - definitive test for UTI;
  • choice of antibiotics and urinary pathogen sensitivities;
  • nitrofurantoin causing nausea and vomiting;
  • renal ultrasonography;
  • nuclear isotope imaging

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Incidence/prevalence

  • Clinical presentation

  • Diagnosis

  • Sample analysis

  • Organisms

  • Recurrence

  • Management

  • Treatment

  • Investigations

  • Further reading