Fluoroquinolone Resistant Rectal Colonization Predicts Risk of Infectious Complications after Transrectal Prostate Biopsy
Liss, Michael A × Taylor, Stephen A Batura, Deepak Steensels, Deborah Chayakulkeeree, Methee Soenens, Charlotte Rao, G Gopal Dash, Atreya Park, Samuel Patel, Nishant Woo, Jason McDonald, Michelle Nseyo, Unwanaobong Banapour, Pooya Unterberg, Stephen Ahlering, Thomas E Van Poppel, Hendrik Sakamoto, Kyoko Fierer, Joshua Black, Peter C #
The Journal of urology vol:192 issue:6 pages:1673-8
Infection after transrectal prostate biopsy has become an increasing concern due to fluoroquinolone resistant bacteria. We determined whether colonization identified by rectal culture can identify men at high risk for post-transrectal prostate biopsy infection.