Prevalence And Factors Associated With Urinary Tract Infections Among Febrile Children Admitted At Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital

ABSTRACT

Background: Urinary Tract Infection is among the most common febrile illness affecting 150 million people worldwide. The etiology of urinary tract infection can vary from one place to another due to significant geographical variations. Paucity of information exists with regard to UTI, in terms of the prevalence, etiologies, clinical manifestation and antibiotic susceptibility in Dodoma region. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, aetiology, antibiotic sensitivity and factors associated with UTI among febrile children admitted at Pediatric ward in Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital (DRRH).

Method: A cross sectional analytic study was done at DRRH over a period of 5 months. A total of 190 children aged 6 months to 5 years admitted with fever were enrolled into the study. Urine samples were taken for dipstick, microscopy, culture and sensitivity. Data was collected, recorded and analyzed using statistical package SPSS version 25.

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APA

HASHIM, F (2021). Prevalence And Factors Associated With Urinary Tract Infections Among Febrile Children Admitted At Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-factors-associated-with-urinary-tract-infections-among-febrile-children-admitted-at-dodoma-regional-referral-hospital

MLA 8th

HASHIM, FADYA "Prevalence And Factors Associated With Urinary Tract Infections Among Febrile Children Admitted At Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital" Afribary. Afribary, 26 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-factors-associated-with-urinary-tract-infections-among-febrile-children-admitted-at-dodoma-regional-referral-hospital. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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HASHIM, FADYA . "Prevalence And Factors Associated With Urinary Tract Infections Among Febrile Children Admitted At Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital". Afribary, Afribary, 26 Apr. 2021. Web. 27 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-factors-associated-with-urinary-tract-infections-among-febrile-children-admitted-at-dodoma-regional-referral-hospital >.

Chicago

HASHIM, FADYA . "Prevalence And Factors Associated With Urinary Tract Infections Among Febrile Children Admitted At Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 27, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-factors-associated-with-urinary-tract-infections-among-febrile-children-admitted-at-dodoma-regional-referral-hospital