Impact of Rectal Swabs on Infectious Complications after Transrectal Prostate Biopsy.

OBJECTIVES To determine the impact of rectal swabs (RSs) on infectious complications (IC) following prostate biopsy (PB). METHODS A retrospective cohort study was conducted including all patients subjected to PB between 2009 and 2013. Group B consisted of patients with a RS and group A of patients without. RS reported the presence of gram-positive or… (More)