Urinary tract infections in neonates with unexplained pathological indirect hyperbilirubinemia: Prevalence and significance


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BAHAT ÖZDOĞAN E. , MUTLU M. , Camlar S. A. , BAYRAMOĞLU G. , KADER Ş. , ASLAN Y.

PEDIATRICS AND NEONATOLOGY, vol.59, no.3, pp.305-309, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.pedneo.2017.10.010
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS AND NEONATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.305-309
  • Keywords: follow-up, hyperbilirubinemia, neonate, urinary tract infection, prevalence, EARLY DIAGNOSTIC SIGN, FEBRILE INFANTS, JAUNDICE, YOUNGER, CHILDREN, RISK, LIFE

Abstract

Background: It is controversial to test for urinary tract infection (UTI) in patients with unexplained indirect hyperbilirubinemia in the first 2 weeks of life. We aimed to study the prevalence and significance of UTIs in such neonates who were requiring phototherapy.