Prostatitis

Last updated: Saturday, 07, August, 2010
CausesAppropriate Tests

Bacterial infection

Terminal urine and post-massage secretions - microscopy and culture.

  • Escherichia coli
  • Burkholderia pseudomallei 

See Melioidosis.

Fungal infection

  • Cryptococcus neoformans 

See Cryptococcal infection.

Non-infective

Prostate biopsy, if appropriate.

  • Idiopathic granulomatous prostatitis
  • Post biopsy granulomatous prostatitis