Pediatrics

UTI calculator predicts risk of infant urinary tract infection

(HealthDay)—The newly developed UTICalc calculator can be used to guide testing and treatment in children with suspected urinary tract infection (UTI), according to a study published online April 16 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Charting an underexplored landscape: The genitourinary microbiome

More sensitive cultivation methods and precise 16S rRNA gene sequencing techniques have revealed that the human bladder hosts a significant microbiome and those diverse bacteria inside the bladder impact pediatric urologic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibiotics could be key to relieving chronic bladder pain

Antibiotics can successfully help rid a patient of chronic urinary tract infection symptoms. This is the finding of a new clinical study led by Sheela Swamy of University College London in the UK. The study in the International ...

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