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Prophylaxis doesn't prevent recurrent UTI in children

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7611.120-b (Published 19 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:120

Antibiotic prophylaxis may not help prevent recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) in children, but treatment could increase the risk of drug resistance, according to a cohort study in primary care.

In 611 children aged 6 or less presenting …

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