Suprapubic aspiration

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Suprapubic aspiration involves putting a needle into the bladder just above the pubic bone.[1] It may be used as a method to collect urine in child who is not toilet trained in an effort to diagnose a urinary tract infection.[1]


  1. ^ a b Bhat, RG; Katy, TA; Place, FC (Aug 2011). "Pediatric urinary tract infections.". Emergency medicine clinics of North America. 29 (3): 637–53. doi:10.1016/j.emc.2011.04.004. PMID 21782079.