Prevalence of antibiotic resistance in fecal flora of patients undergoing transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy in Thailand.

@article{Siriboon2012PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of antibiotic resistance in fecal flora of patients undergoing transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy in Thailand.},
  author={Suwatthiya Siriboon and Surapee Tiengrim and Tawatchai Taweemongkongsup and Visanu Thamlikitkul and Methee Chayakulkeeree},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  year={2012},
  volume={88 2},
  pages={187-93}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of antibiotic resistance in fecal flora of patients undergoing transrectal ultrasound-guided needle biopsy of the prostate (TRUSB) and the factors associated with such antibiotic resistance. METHODS A prospective study of patients undergoing TRUSB was conducted. Rectal swabs were performed and sent for cultures and antibiotic susceptibility testing before TRUSB. Clinical characteristics were determined. RESULTS 287 Gram… CONTINUE READING