Fosfomycin: a good alternative drug for prostate biopsy prophylaxis the results of a prospective, randomized trial with respect to risk factors

Kisa E., Altug M. U. , Gurbuz O. A. , Ozdemir H.

INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL, vol.43, no.6, pp.1068-1074, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2016.0619
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1068-1074


Purpose: To determine the risk factors and the efficiency of rectal swab samples to prevent infectious complications in prostate biopsy, and compare fosfomycin with ciprofloxacin use in prophylaxis.