Lithogenic Potential of Ureaplasma in Chronic Prostatitis

  title={Lithogenic Potential of Ureaplasma in Chronic Prostatitis},
  author={Vittorio Magri and Gianpaolo Perletti and Konstantinos Stamatiou and Emanuele Montanari and Alberto Trinchieri},
  journal={Urologia Internationalis},
  pages={328 - 333}
Introduction: The role of Ureaplasma spp. (UPs) in the pathogenesis of chronic prostatitis is debated. The lithogenic potential of UPs could be a risk factor for the development of chronic prostatitis. Methods: A total of 143 patients with identification of UPs were retrospectively selected from a database including patients with prostatitis-like symptoms who were studied according to the same protocol including clinical, microbiological and microscopic evaluation, and transrectal prostate… 
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