Frequency and typing of Propionibacterium acnes in prostate tissue obtained from men with and without prostate cancer

@inproceedings{Davidsson2016FrequencyAT,
  title={Frequency and typing of Propionibacterium acnes in prostate tissue obtained from men with and without prostate cancer},
  author={Sabina Davidsson and Paula M{\"o}lling and Jennifer R. Rider and Magnus Unemo and Mats G. Karlsson and Jessica Carlsson and S. O. Andersson and Fredrik Elgh and Bo S{\"o}derquis and Ove Andr{\'e}n},
  booktitle={Infectious Agents and Cancer},
  year={2016}
}
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in Western countries but the exact pathogenic mechanism of the disease is still largely unknown. An infectious etiology and infection-induced inflammation has been suggested to play a role in prostate carcinogenesis and Propionibacterium acnes has been reported as the most prevalent microorganism in prostatic tissue. We investigated the frequency and types of P. acnes isolated from prostate tissue samples from men with prostate cancer and from… CONTINUE READING
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