Advances in Urology / 2009 / Article / Fig 1

Clinical Study

Simple Use of the Suppository Type Povidone-Iodine Can Prevent Infectious Complications in Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsy

Figure 1

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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