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Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial

Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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General comments:

  1. E. coli accounts for approximately 75%; other Enterobacteriaceae - most of the rest.
  2. Uncommon pathogens: S. saprophyticus, S. aureus, N. gonorrhoeae, C. trachomatis, fungi, viruses.
  3. Prostatitis due to Enterococcus spp or Pseudomonas spp. is more difficult to treat.

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Last updated: July 3, 2016


Melia, Michael. "Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2016. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540049/3.4/Prostatitis_Acute_Bacterial.
Melia M. Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540049/3.4/Prostatitis_Acute_Bacterial. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Melia, M. (2016). Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540049/3.4/Prostatitis_Acute_Bacterial
Melia M. Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540049/3.4/Prostatitis_Acute_Bacterial.
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