Infections Increasing After Prostate Biopsy – By Anne Harding

Reuters

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June 12

Infections Increasing After Prostate Biopsy – By Anne Harding

A systematic review of complications after prostate biopsy shows that infections are becoming more common. This is largely due to increased antibiotic resistance in the community, said study leader Stacy Loeb, MD. The findings underscore the importance of antibiotic prophylaxis before the procedure.

- Stacey Loeb, MD, assistant professor, Departments of Population Health and Urology

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