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Procalcitonin to reduce the number of unnecessary cystographies in children with a urinary tract infection: a European validation study

Published inThe Journal of pediatrics, vol. 150, no. 1, p. 89-95
Publication date2007
Abstract

To validate high serum procalcitonin (PCT) as a predictor of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in children with a first febrile urinary tract infection (UTI).

Keywords
  • Calcitonin/blood
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Europe
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Glycoproteins
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prospective Studies
  • Protein Precursors/blood
  • Urinary Tract Infections/blood/radiography
  • Urography/utilization
Citation (ISO format)
LEROY, Sandrine et al. Procalcitonin to reduce the number of unnecessary cystographies in children with a urinary tract infection: a European validation study. In: The Journal of pediatrics, 2007, vol. 150, n° 1, p. 89–95. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2006.08.066
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