Urinary tract infections in infants: Comparison between those with conjugated vs unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia

Hung Chang Lee, Shiuh B. Fang, Chun Y. Yeung, Jeng D. Tsai

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Aims: The aim was to investigate conjugated and unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia in association with urinary tract infection (UTI) in young infants. Methods: Fifty infants aged 44 days (p=0.007) were unlikely to have unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia. Conclusions: Infants with UTI may present with unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia in the early stage. After 6 weeks, it is always conjugated hyperbilirubinaemia and is frequently associated with anaemia, elevated hepatic amino-transferases and E. coli infections.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-282
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Tropical Paediatrics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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