Nov 1, 2013 - For the afebrile child with a UTI, a short course (three to seven days) of antibiotics is as effective at preventing the recurrence of symptomatic UTI as a long course (seven to 10 days). There is no clear evidence of superiority for any one antibiotic regimen.
American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians
Sep 1, 2005 - What are the effects of treatment of acute urinary tract infection in children? What are the effects of interventions to prevent recurrence?
American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook
May 15, 1998 - Urinary tract infections (UTIs) usually occur as a consequence of colonization of the periurethral area by a virulent organism that subsequently gains access to the bladder. During the first few months of life, uncircumcised male infants are at increased risk for UTIs, but thereafter ...
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