World Journal of Urology

, Volume 36, Issue 7, pp 1175–1176 | Cite as

Comparison of fosfomycin against fluoroquinolones for transrectal prostate biopsy prophylaxis

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Urology DepartmentTepecik Training and Research HospitalIzmirTurkey

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