What is the management approach to febrile infants younger than 3 months with urinary tract infection (UTI)?

Updated: Mar 19, 2019
  • Author: Donna J Fisher, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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The chart below details a management approach to febrile infants younger than 3 months with a temperature of more than 38°C.

Application of low-risk criteria for and approach Application of low-risk criteria for and approach to the febrile infant: A reasonable approach for treating febrile infants younger than 2 months who have a temperature of greater than 38°C.

Go to Urinary Tract Infection in Males, Cystitis in Females, and Radiographic Evaluation of the Pediatric Urinary Tract for complete information on these topics.


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