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Children with Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection. - Recording Infections

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Cartoon of recording infection

If your child has symptoms then it is IMPORTANT that your child always has a urine culture BEFORE the antibiotic is changed. Please ask your doctor for the result of the urine culture and write it down. You should also write down what antibiotic was given and check that the urine has cleared of infection with a follow up culture one week after stopping the antibiotics. You should take these details to the children's clinic whenever you attend so that the hospital doctor can see what has happened since you were last seen.

Click link to view an example recording sheet (PDF, 179 Kb) or recording sheet (MS Word v6+, 11 Kb)

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Content compiled by members of the Children’s Renal & Urology Unit, QMC Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals.

The National Kidney Federation cannot accept responsibility for information provided. The above is for guidance only. Patients are advised to seek further information from their own doctor.

NKF Controlled Document No. 125: Recording Infections written: 16/07/2004 last reviewed: 14/11/2020