Simple Use of the Suppository Type Povidone-Iodine Can Prevent Infectious Complications in Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsy
In in vitro experiments (a) bacterial colony plate in an agar dilution
before insertion of povidone-iodine. (b)
Bacterial colony plate in an agar dilution after biopsy; the mean number of colony-forming units
decreased 99.9% after rectal preparation.
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