Laboratory evaluation

1. Urine reveals WBC's. Culture reveals gram-negative organisms such as E coli or other Enterobacteriaceae.

2. Nosocomial infections are often associated with a Foley catheter and may be caused by Pseudomonas, enterococci, or S. aureus.

D. Treatment of acute prostatitis requires 28 days of antibiotic treatment. Fluoroquinolones are the drugs of choice.

1. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) 500 mg PO bid.

2. Norfloxacin (Noroxin) 400 mg PO bid.

3. Ofloxacin (Floxin) 400 mg PO/IV bid.

4. Trimethoprim/SMX (TMP-SMX,Septra) 160/800 mg (1 DS tab) PO bid.

5. Doxycycline (Vibramycin) 100 mg PO bid.

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