Table 1: Clinical characteristics of patients with MRSA prostatic abscess.

AuthorAgeRisk factorsSymptomsSite of MRSA identificationTherapy Outcome

Abreu et al. [6]59DiabetesYesBloodVancomycin, ciprofloxacin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and percutaneous drainageRecovered
Baker et al. [11]43IVDAYesBlood Vancomycin, nafcillin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and TURPRecovered
Beckman and Edson [9]53DiabetesYesBlood, naresVancomycin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and rifampinRecovered
Chao et al. [10]40AIDS (CD4 140)YesBlood Vancomycin, transperineal drainageRecovered
Deshpande et al. [18]49BPHYesNoneVancomycin, doxycycline, and TURPRecovered
Flannery and Humphrey [14]49DiabetesNoBlood, urineVancomycin, doxycycline, and TURPRecovered
Fraser et el. [12]63Diabetes, scrotal abscess YesBlood, urine, and scrotumVancomycin, interventional radiology drainage, and TURPRecovered
Gautam et al. [1]51AIDS (CD4 135)YesBlood Vancomycin, ciprofloxacin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and TURPDied
Javeed et al. [16] 50DiabetesYesBlood, urine (USA300)Vancomycin, daptomycin, and CT guided drainageRecovered
Lachant et al. (Case  1 in current study)47Urethral stricture NoBlood, urine, heart, and kidneyVancomycin, piperacillin/tazobactamDied
Lachant et al. (Case  2 in current study)31NoneYesBloodVancomycin, piperacillin/tazobactam, daptomycin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, transrectal drainage, and TURPRecovered
Lin et al. [15]55BPHYes Blood (USA300)VancomycinRecovered
Naboush et al. [17]52DiabetesYesBlood, urineVancomycin, rifampin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, TURPRecovered
Park et al. [2]45DiabetesYesBlood Vancomycin, TURPRecovered
Pierce et al. [3]64DiabetesYesBlood, urine Vancomycin, percutaneous aspirationRecovered
Shindel et al. [4]29Straddle injury with urethral strictureYesSkin lesionVancomycin, transrectal cope loop catheterRecovered
Sukhal et al. [5]57DiabetesYesBlood, urineVancomycinRecovered
Tobian and Ober [13]56DiabetesYesBlood, urine, and right perinephric abscessVancomycin, rifampin, and transurethral unroofingRecovered

TURP: transurethral resection of prostate.