Outcomes of Fecal Carriage of Extended-spectrum beta-Lactamase After Transrectal Ultrasound-guided Biopsy of the Prostate

Tigen E. T. , Tandogdu Z., Ergonul O., Altinkanat G., Gunaydin B., Ozgen M., ...More

UROLOGY, vol.84, no.5, pp.1008-1014, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.04.060
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1008-1014


OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae (PE) fecal carriage in patients that undergo transrectal ultrasonography-guided biopsy (TRUSbx) and its relationship with post-biopsy infections.