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Clean catch or bag specimen in UTI in non toilet trained children?
  1. Rachel Jenner, Specialist Registrar,
  2. Shadi Afzalnia, Medical Student
  1. Manchester Royal Infirmary

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    Report by Rachel Jenner, Specialist RegistrarSearch checked by Shadi Afzalnia, Medical StudentManchester Royal Infirmary

    A short cut review was carried out to establish whether bagged specimens of urine in children are more likely to be contaminated than clean catch specimens. 316 papers were found, of which two presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results, and study weaknesses of these best papers are tabulated. The clinical bottom line is that clean …

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