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Br J Gen Pract. Feb 1998; 48(427): 987–988.
PMCID: PMC1409963
How accurately do parents collect urine samples from their children? A pilot study in general practice.
J Giddens and G Robinson
Childhood urinary tract infections (UTIs) are of great importance, but few data exist on how accurately parents collect urine samples. By instituting three simple, practical changes we reduced the contamination rate from 27.5% to 13.2%.
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