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Infection urinaire de l'enfant à Streptococcus pneumoniae. / Streptococcus pneumoniae urinary tract infection in pedeatrics.

Pougnet, Richard; Sapin, Jeanne; De Parscau, Loïc; Pougnet, Laurence.
Ann Biol Clin (Paris); 75(3): 348-350, 2017 Jun 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-28540858
Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in children are most often lung infections or meningitis. Urinary tract infections are much rarer. We present the case of a urinary tract infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae. The clinical picture was classical. The urine culture showed the presence of Streptococcus pneumoniae in urine (104 UFC/mL; with 2 × 104 leucocytes/mL). The literature mentions a few cases of such infections. In some studies, the prevalence of Streptococcus pneumoniae in urine of children is less than 1%. Those children mostly present abnormalities of urinary tract. In our case, urinary ultrasound scan have shown the presence of an ectopic kidney in this child. The discussion between the clinician and the biologist has contributed to the discovery of this renal anomaly.
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