dr Swati Bhardwaj
Pediatric Nephrologist
BLK Super Speciality Hospital
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Antibiotic Prophylaxis with Cephalexin (10 mg/kg- as single daily dose) is recommended in following situations

  • Moderate to severe hydronephrosis
  • Dilated ureters pending evaluation
  • All children with Vescio Uretheral Reflux through first year of life and
  • Any patient who develops a Urinary Tract Infection in first year of life.

All neonates with antenatal scans showing AP diameter more than 10 mm need to be started on antibiotic prophylaxis after birth, pending further evaluation.

Posted On: 22/08/2018

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