Urinary Tract Infection (cont.)

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Authors and Editors

Author: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Liza A Di Leo Thomas, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ochsner Clinic Foundation.

Coauthor(s): Jonathan Olshaker, MD, Director of Emergency Care Services, Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Professor, Departments of Surgery and Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Ungar, MD, Medical Director, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Reviewed By: John Baird, MD, FACS, Board Certified - American Board of Urology

REFERENCES:
Shaikh, N., N.E. Morone, J. Lopez, J. Chianese, S. Sangvai, F. D'Amico, A. Hoberman A, and E.R. Wald. "Does This Child Have a Urinary Tract Infection?" JAMA 298.24 Dec. 26, 2007 : 2895-2904.
St. John, A., J.C. Boyd, A.J. Lowes, and C.P. Price. "The Use of Urinary Dipstick Tests to Exclude Urinary Tract Infection: A Systematic Review of the Literature." Am J Clin Pathol 126.3 Sept. 2006: 428-436.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/21/2013

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