Prophylaxis does not reduce febrile UTIs or renal scarring

11/7/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

Research shows giving children who have had a febrile urinary tract infection antimicrobial prophylaxis for 12 months does not reduce infection recurrence rates compared to a group that did not receive prophylaxis. The study also found similar rates of renal scarring for both groups after 12 months.

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