prostatitis

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inflammation of the prostate gland characterized by perineal pain and irregular urination and (if severe) chills and fever

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Acute bacterial prostatitis comes on suddenly and can have severe symptoms that may require hospitalization, whereas chronic bacterial prostatitis may have no symptoms other than those of a recurring bladder infection.
Between December 1995 and June 1996, we investigated 24 patients with acute bacterial prostatitis (ABP), using a prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) nested reverse transcriptase (RT)-PCR assay [4] to detect prostate epithelial cell dissemination in peripheral blood.
The term prostatitis actually encompasses four disorders: Acute bacterial prostatitis, Chronic bacterial prostatitis, Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) and Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis.
Urologic consultation confirmed the diagnosis of acute bacterial prostatitis.
Category I: Acute bacterial prostatitis (ABP) which is associated with severe prostatitis symptoms, systemic infection and acute bacterial UTI.
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