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The Diagnosis of Urinary Tract infection in Young children (DUTY): a diagnostic prospective observational study to derive and validate a clinical algorithm for the diagnosis of urinary tract infection in children presenting to primary care with an acute illness

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Background: It is not clear which young children presenting acutely unwell to primary care should be investigated for urinary tract infection (UTI) and whether or not dipstick testing should be used to inform antibiotic treatment. Objectives: To develop algorithms to accurately identify pre-school children in whom urine should be obtained; assess whether or not dipstick urinalysis provides additional diagnostic information; and model algorithm cost-effectiveness. Design: Multicentre, prospe...

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Peer reviewed

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10.3310/hta20510

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0000-0003-3012-375X
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Health Technology Assessment programme
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08/66/01
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Department of Health
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08/66/01
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National Institute for Health Research
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NF-SI-0515-10056
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NIHR Journals Library
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Publication date:
2016-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-05-17
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2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
Pmid:
27401902
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English
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pubs:634687
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634687
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2018-01-12

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