Evaluation of Infant with Prolonged Jaundice in Terms of Urinary Tract Infections

Authors

  • Elçin Cebiyev
  • Bahriye Uzun Kenan Yeni
  • Canan Türkyılmaz
  • H. Kibriya Fidan

Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common disease in childhood. The incidence of bacterial infections in the neonatal period is 5-6%.Prolonged jaundice is one of the common problems of the neonatal period, and urinary tract infection is also included in the etiology. The aim of this study is to determine the incidence of urinary tract infection, which is one of the important causes in newborns with prolonged jaundice, and to determine accompanying etiological factors. In addition, to review clinical, laboratory and radiological findings and to compare cases with positive radiological findings, to prevent complications secondary to urinary tract infection with early diagnosis.

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2020-12-12

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Literature Review With Cases