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Sex-related incidence in proteus infection of the urinary tract in childhood.
  1. S R Saxena,
  2. D C Bassett

    Abstract

    Over a 2-year period 80% of children found to have significant Proteus bacteriuria were boys. The organism was isolated from the prepuce in 30% of normal boys and 32% of those with balanitis. Proteus urinary tract infection should be carefully confirmed and proved cases thoroughly investigated.

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