How best to diagnose urinary tract infection in preschool children in primary care?

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Hay, Alastair D. ; Whiting, Penny ; Butler, Christopher Collett (2011)
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1136/bmj.d6316
  • Subject: RJ101
    mesheuropmc: urologic and male genital diseases
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