Antibiotic prophylaxis for transurethral prostatic resection in men with preoperative urine containing less than 100,000 bacteria per ml: a systematic review.
- Published Article
The Journal of Urology
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 2005
Prophylactic antibiotics decrease the incidence of post-TURP bacteriuria, high fever, bacteremia and additional antibiotic treatment. Additional research should evaluate the optimal antibiotic regimen, and whether the cost and possibility of the development of resistant strains of organisms justify the routine use of prophylactic antibiotics.
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