Bacteremia Often Caused by TURP

Asymptomatic bacteremia is commonly caused by transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and occurs despite prophylaxis, researchers concluded. The findings challenge a common held view that urine is the primary source of bacteremia in TURP-associated sepsis and raise the possibility of occult prostatic infection as a cause of bacteraemia, according to Amar Raj Mohee, MBChB,…