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Newborn Urinary Tract Infections

  • Colin Jones
  • Joshua Kausman
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Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is among the most common bacterial infections affecting newborns. Urinary tract infection can cause septicaemia or chronic ill health with failure to thrive and is often an indication of an underlying urinary tract malformation.

Keywords

Urinary tract infection Newborns Management Outcomes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NephrologyRoyal Children’s HospitalMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.University of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia
  3. 3.Department of NephrologyMurdoch Childrens Research InstituteParkvilleAustralia

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