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Urinary Tract Infection

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Treat with antibiotics. Children with high fever, poor intake, or significant pain may require ER evaluation and parenteral therapy. Ensure good fluid intake and treat any constipation. Following treatment place on prophylaxis with amoxicillin (20mg/kg daily) if <3mos or Bactrim (2mg of TMP/kg/daily) for those older.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Renal Ultrasound, Blood Pressure, Urine Culture, Urinalysis.

For febrile UTI recommend renal panel, CBC and CRP.

VCUG recommended for recurrent UTI, abnormal ultrasound or complicated pyelonephritis (can be scheduled day of appointment)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Urinary Tract Infections in Children
Appointment Timeframe 4-8 weeks or next available
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-4210 or 1-877-543-7789 (toll free)
Clinic Location Sites C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
UM Consulting Physician Pediatric Nephrology Faculty
Revised on: 10/26/2012
 
 

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