International Research Journals

Priya Sharma

Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, United States


  • Perspective   
    Urine Culture Prior to Transrectal Prostate Biopsy for Follow the Proper Routine of Clinical Value
    Author(s): Priya Sharma*

    Following a transrectal prostate biopsy, there could be serious infectious consequences. In order to facilitate targeted antibiotic prophylaxis and lessen postbiopsy infections, regular cultures performed before all prostate biopsies were implemented in sweden. To find out if a clinical practice that includes a urine culture before a prostate biopsy and specific preventive antibiotic medication lowers postbiopsy infections. Participants, setting, and design Region kronoberg started a site-specific antimicrobial stewardship programme with a urine culture before a prostate biopsy in 2015. To evaluate this routine, we designed a population based register study including all men who had an outpatient prostate biopsy in and a control period including all men who had a biopsy in, when a urinary culture was obtained only on clinical suspicion. Outcome measurements and statistical infectious .. View More»
    DOI: 10.14303/IRJBCS.2023.46

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