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

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PATHOGENS

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

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TY - ELEC T1 - Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial ID - 540049 A1 - Melia,Michael,M.D. Y1 - 2016/07/03/ BT - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540049/all/Prostatitis__Acute_Bacterial PB - The Johns Hopkins University DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -