Antibiotic Therapy Before Prostate Cancer Biopsy Might Reduce Infection Rates

Antibiotic Therapy Before Prostate Cancer Biopsy Might Reduce Infection Rates
Post-biopsy infection and sepsis rates are significantly higher in groups of patients given empirical fluoroquinolone prophylaxis when compared to those who receive antimicrobial therapy. These are the results of a review paper titled “The role of targeted prophylactic antimicrobial therapy before transrectal ultrasonography-guided prostate biopsy in reducing infection rates: a systematic review,” published in BJU International,

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