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Department of pediatric, Loghman Hakim Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , dr.leilamaghsoudi@gmail.com
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Introduction: Fever leads to transient changes in the urine analysis of children and the confusion of physician in the diagnosis of urinary tract infection and antibiotic prescription. Despite the importance of this issue, careful study is still needed to investigate the prevalence of these early changes in children with fever. In this study, we examined the findings of urine analysis in children with no symptoms of urinary symptoms referred to Loghman Hakim Hospital based on inclusion and exclusion criteria and prevalence of urinary changes in these children.
aterials and Methods: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study. Urine analysis of 400 febrile children aged 3 months to 14 years who referred to Loghman Hakim Hospital in 2018-2019 was assessed. Urine analysis (U/A) abnormalities and elimination of them after fever were determined.
Results: In this study, 400 febrile children,(% 41), girls and (% 59) boys with an average age of 46.5±36.9.    (% 13.3) had urine analysis abnormalities. Urine analysis after 24 hours of fever 12.3% and  (1%) after 48 hours of fever became normal. The most abnormal findings in urine analysis were sterile pyuria (% 9.3) and microscopic hematuria (% 8.8).
Conclusion: In this study fever was a reason for urine analysis abnormalities, such as pyuria or microscopic hematuria, they were becoming normal 48 hours after stopping the fever.
Type of Study: Original | Subject: Infectious diseases
Received: 2019/04/21 | Accepted: 2019/12/3

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