Effect of Shorter Antimicrobial Prophylaxis and Pre-Intervention Measures on Infections Developing After Transrectal Prostate Biopsies


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ARDA B. , Erdem H. A. , KISMALI E. , AYDEMIR S., ŞİMŞİR A. , Tamsel S. , ...Daha Fazla

MEDITERRANEAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION MICROBES AND ANTIMICROBIALS, cilt.6, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/mjima.2017.6
  • Dergi Adı: MEDITERRANEAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION MICROBES AND ANTIMICROBIALS

Özet

Introduction: Transrectal prostate biopsy (TPB) is currently a commonly used invasive procedure for the diagnosis of prostatic diseases. Due to increasing infectious complications after TPBs in our institute, it was decided to change antimicrobial prophylaxis regimens and pre-intervention measures. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of shorter antimicrobial prophylaxis, intestinal cleansing and single use sterile gels on infections developing after TPBs in our tertiary-care educational hospital.