It does not alter your risk of OB. By URI I presume you mean a viral
looking process with coryza, as opposed to a say a case of exudative
pharyngitis which could be strep.
Influence of rhinorrhea on the prevalence of OB & UTI in children 3-36
month of age. Aaron KD et al. PEC August 1997. Page 300 (abstract)
Hope that helps
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> When evaluating a child with fever over 39 degrees dows the presence
> of a
> clear cut URI mean that evaluation for occult bacteremia is innessary?
> other words does a clear cut URI count as a focus and if no other
> physical or
> historical factors suggest more serious illness can you reassure the
> and follow the child. ? Does age matter?
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