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Septic shock after transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy. Is ciprofloxacin prophylaxis always protecting?
Division of Urology, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Center,
Aug  2004 (Vol.  11, Issue  4, Pages( 2352 - 2353)


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  • We report a case of septic shock complicating transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy despite antibiotic prophylaxis with ciprofloxacin. Patient was recently treated with the same agent for other infectious illnesses.