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

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Romanello, Carla
Smolkin, Vladislav
Korczowski, Bartosz
Rodrigo, Carlos
Tuerlinckx, David
Gajdos, Vincent
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Published in Journal of Pediatrics. 2007, vol. 150, no. 1, p. 89-95
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/bloodConfidence IntervalsEuropeFemaleFollow-Up StudiesGlycoproteinsHumansInfantInfant, NewbornMalePredictive Value of TestsProspective StudiesProtein Precursors/bloodUrinary Tract Infections/blood/radiographyUrography/utilization
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PMID: 17188622
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Research group Etiologie des pneumonies et marqueurs inflammatoires chez l'enfant fébrile (183)
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LEROY, Sandrine et al. Procalcitonin to reduce the number of unnecessary cystographies in children with a urinary tract infection: a European validation study. In: Journal of Pediatrics, 2007, vol. 150, n° 1, p. 89-95. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:43990

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