Concomitant Bacterial Meningitis in Infants with Urinary Tract Infection

Joanna Thomson, Andrea T. Cruz, Lise E. Nigrovic, Stephen B. Freedman, Aris C. Garro, Paul T. Ishimine, Dina M. Kulik, Neil G. Uspal, Kendra L Grether-Jones, Aaron S. Miller, David Schnadower, Samir S. Shah

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To determine age-stratified prevalence of concomitant bacterial meningitis in infants ≤60 days with a urinary tract infection, we performed a 23-center, retrospective study of 1737 infants with urinary tract infection. Concomitant bacterial meningitis was rare, but more common in infants 0-28 days of age [0.9%; 95% confidence interval (CI): 0.4%-1.9%) compared with infants 29-60 days of age (0.2%; 95% CI: 0%-0.8%).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)908-910
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • Meningitis
  • Urinary tract infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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