The American Urological Association discusses rectal cultures as a guide for antibiotic prophylaxis in transrectal prostate biopsy. In addition, the article also discusses the optimal antibiotic and duration of therapy for prostate biopsy prophylaxis.
The Prevention and Treatment of the More Common Complications Related to Prostate Biopsy Update (White Paper)
- M.A. Liss, B. Ehdaie, S. Loeb, M.V. Meng, J.D. Raman, V. Spears, and S.P. Stroup, "An Update of the American Urological Association White Paper on the Prevention and Treatment of the More Common Complications Related to Prostate Biopsy", Journal of Urology, vol. 198, pp. 329-334, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2017.01.103