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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 452107, 6 pages
Clinical Study

Quinolone Prophylaxis in Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy: An Eight-Year Single Center Experience

1Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No. 7, Chung Shan S. Road (Zhongshan S. Road), Zhongzheng District, Taipei City 10002, Taiwan
2Department of Urology, Cardinal Tien Hospital, College of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, No. 362, Zhongzheng Road, Xindian District, New Taipei City 231, Taiwan
3Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, No. 21, Section 2, Nanya S. Road, Banqiao District, New Taipei City 220, Taiwan
4Department of Urology, Tzu Chi General Hospital, No. 707, Section 3, Chung Yang Road, Hualien 970, Taiwan

Received 18 August 2013; Accepted 1 October 2013

Academic Editors: R. L. Davis and W. Kassouf

Copyright © 2013 Bing-Juin Chiang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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