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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e318170af46
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Acute Pyelonephritis Caused by Aerococcus urinae in a 12-Year-Old Boy

Murray, Thomas S. MD, PhD‡*; Muldrew, Kenneth L. MD‡*; Finkelstein, Robert MD†; Hampton, Lee MD†; Edberg, Stephen C. PhD*; Cappello, Michael MD†

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Aerococcus urinae are Gram-positive cocci that cause urinary tract infections in adults with underlying genitourinary (GU) tract disease. We report a case of pyelonephritis caused by A. urinae in a 12-year-old boy with a history of pyeloplasty and GU reflux.

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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