Bacteria colonize via retrograde contamination of rectal or perineal flora:
Infants—often hematogenous spread
Older children—vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) major risk
UTI is defined by cul...
Manifestations of sepsis
Treat infants <3 mo old presumptively for sepsis if febrile and/or toxic until blood and other appropriate cultures are final.
Airway intervention for septic/a...
Infants <3 mo
Vomiting, inability to retain medications
Failure to respond t...
UTI may require lab confirmation of clinical suspicion. Signs and symptoms are often nonspecific.
Febrile infants with UTI may be bacteremic.
Neonates with UTI may have normal urinal...
American Academy of Pediatrics, Subcommittee on Urinary Tract Infection. Urinary tract infection: Clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of the initial UTI in...
041.49 Other and unspecified Escherichia coli [E. coli]
593.70 Vesicoureteral reflux unspecified or without reflux nephropathy
599.0 Urinary tract infection, site not specified
Sign up for a 10-day FREE Trial now and receive full access to all content.