MICROBIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS IN ELDERLY MEN WITH BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA

@inproceedings{Demiray2016MICROBIOLOGICALEO,
  title={MICROBIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS IN ELDERLY MEN WITH BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA},
  author={Tayfur Demiray and Kerem Can Yilmaz and {\"O}zlem Ete Aydemir and Mehmet Alpaslan K{\"o}roğlu and Ahmet Ozbek and Fikret Halis and Mustafa Altındiş},
  year={2016}
}
Introduction: Elderly men with benign prostatic hyperplasia have a higher risk of urinary tract infections. With advanced age, an increased prostate gland results in altered bladder emptying and increased urine retention and rates of urinary tract infections. Here, we aimed to determine the uropathogens and their antimicrobial susceptibility isolated from elderly men with benign prostatic hyperplasia to create baseline data for active surveillance and empiric antimicrobial regimens. Materials… CONTINUE READING

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