Urinary Tract Infection in Children

  • H. Carty
Conference paper
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)


There is a large body of literature on the subject of urinary tract infection in children and its investigation. The fact that so much has been written is an index of the controversy. Investigation is influenced by the cohort of children presenting to a unit and the facilities available.


Urinary Tract Infection Plain Film Renal Scar Acute Pyelonephritis Intravenous Urography 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Carty
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAlder Hey Children’s HospitalLiverpoolUK

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