Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bladder Infection in Children Evaluation

The evaluation of urinary tract infections in children begins with a history and physical exam.

Physical findings in a child with a urinary tract infection may include:

The diagnosis of a urinary tract infection in a child requires testing.

Tests that may be used to evaluate urinary tract infections in children include:

Less commonly performed tests that may be used to evaluate urinary tract infections in children include:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Bladder Infection in Children References
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