This guideline has been adapted for statewide use with the support of the Victorian Paediatric Clinical Network
If oral medication is appropriate:
Infants and Children
Check antibiotic sensitivities and adjust therapy in 24 to 48 hours.
Routine prophylaxis is no longer recommended. (see notes)
Information Specific for RCH
Children with UTI are normally admitted under the general paediatric team.
At RCH, renal ultrasound should occur prior to discharge if the child is:Less than 6 months of age (especially boys)Particularly unwell.
Suprapubic aspiration (SPA)
Clean Catch Urine
Midstream urine (MSU)
Full ward test (dipstick) Urine
Last updated April 2011
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