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D-dimer as a marker of acute pyelonephritis in infants younger than 24 months with urinary tract infection.

Authors
  • Lee, Jung Won1
  • Her, Sun Mi2
  • Kim, Ji Hong3
  • Lee, Keum Hwa2, 4, 5
  • Eisenhut, Michael6
  • Park, Se Jin7
  • Shin, Jae Il8, 9, 10
  • 1 Department of Pediatrics, Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 2 Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei-ro 50, Seodaemun-gu, C.P.O. Box 8044, Seoul, 120-752, South Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 3 Department of Pediatrics, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 4 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Severance Children's Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 5 Institute of Kidney Disease Research, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 6 Department of Pediatrics, Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Luton, UK.
  • 7 Department of Pediatrics, Geoje Children's Hospital, Ajou University School of Medicine, Geoje, South Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 8 Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei-ro 50, Seodaemun-gu, C.P.O. Box 8044, Seoul, 120-752, South Korea. [email protected] , (North Korea)
  • 9 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Severance Children's Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. [email protected] , (North Korea)
  • 10 Institute of Kidney Disease Research, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. [email protected] , (North Korea)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pediatric Nephrology
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2018
Volume
33
Issue
4
Pages
631–637
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00467-017-3843-9
PMID: 29306986
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Our results demonstrate that D-dimer can be used as an inflammatory marker in infants with febrile UTI in addition to other inflammatory markers.

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