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Etiology of Chronic Prostatitis Syndrome in Patients Treated at the University Hospital for Infectious Diseases »Dr. Fran Mihaljevi}« from 2003 to 2005

Višnja Škerk
Vjeran Čajić
Leo Markovinović
Srđan Roglić
Šime Zekan
Vedrana Škerk
Velena Radošević
Arijana Tambić Andrašević


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A total of 835 patients with symptoms of chronic prostatitis syndrome and no evidence of structural or functional
lower genitourinary tract abnormalities were examined in a three year period at the Outpatient Department for Urogenital
Infections, University Hospital for Infectious Diseases »Dr Fran Mihaljevi}« Zagreb, Croatia. Disease etiology was
determined in 482 (57.72%) patients. Chlamydia trachomatis was proved to be the causative pathogen in 161 patients,
Trichomonas vaginalis in 85, Escherichia coli in 68, Enterococcus in 51, Proteus mirabilis in 20, Klebsiella pneumoniae
in 9, Streptococcus agalactiae in 15, Ureaplasma urealyticum in 49 patients with chronic prostatitis. Other patients had
mixed infection. In 257 (53.32%) of 482 patients, the inflammatory finding (>10 WBCs/hpf) was found in EPS or VB3.
Normal WBCs/hpf (<10) was found in 103 (63.98%) of 161 patients with symptoms of chronic prostatitis in whom C.
trachomatis was detected in EPS or VB3, in 50 (58.82%) of 85 patients in whom Trichomonas vaginalis was isolated, and
in 23 (46.94%) of 49 patients in whom Ureaplasma urealyticum was isolated.

Ključne riječi

chronic prostatitis syndrome, etiology, Chlamydia trachomatis

Hrčak ID:

27712

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https://hrcak.srce.hr/27712

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