Asaf Lebel, Nesia Kropach, Liat Ashkenazi-Hoffnung, Adi Huber-Yaron, Miriam Davidovits
Abstract: Infections is a common complication of nephrotic syndrome (NS). Our objective was to evaluate the frequency and risk factors for serious bacterial infections (SBI) in febrile children with NS. We reviewed 239 admissions of 107 children with NS who were admitted with fever to a tertiary hospital in Israel, during 1995 to 2016. SBI was diagnosed in 35 admissions (14.6%), most commonly with pneumonia (n = 12), bacteremia/sepsis (n = 8), and urinary tract infection (n = 6). Patients with SBI were more likely to b…
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