When to perform urine cultures in respiratory syncytial virus-positive febrile older infants?
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections
Urinary Tract Infections
Febrile older infants who are RSV positive have a clinically significant rate of UTIs. It seems prudent to examine the urine of these older infants. Positive urinalysis finding was a predictive factor of UTI. Circumcised boys are at a decreased risk of UTI, compared with uncircumcised boys.