Childhood UTIs rarely lead to chronic kidney disease

10/10/2011 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Data from 1,576 reviewed cases and 366 patients with chronic kidney disease revealed that the maximum etiological fraction of recurrent childhood urinary tract infections as a main cause of CKD was only 0.3%. Researchers reported in Pediatrics that 308 of the 366 patients with CKD had a specific noninfectious cause of CKD.

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