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Urine collection techniques in infants and children with suspected urinary tract infection

Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH
Joan Bothner, MD
Section Editor
Anne M Stack, MD
Deputy Editor
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH


The procedures for obtaining and processing urine samples in infants and children are reviewed here. The diagnosis, treatment, and subsequent evaluation of urinary tract infections in neonates, infants, and older children are discussed separately:

(See "Urinary tract infections in neonates".)

(See "Urinary tract infections in infants and children older than one month: Clinical features and diagnosis".)

(See "Urinary tract infections in infants older than one month and young children: Acute management, imaging, and prognosis".)

(See "Urinary tract infections in children: Long-term management and prevention".)

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