Erin R. Stucky, MD
Inpatient Management of Urinary Tract Infections in Infants and Young Children
September 1, 2005
Introduction Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are serious bacterial infections and a common cause for hospital admission of infants and young children. The prevalence of UTI in infants younger than 1 year of age ranges from 3.3% to 6.5%, and between 1 and 2 years of age from 1.9% to 8.1%.