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Pre-Prostate Biopsy Pathogen Panel (PBx)

Molecular · Urology
The Pre-Prostate Biopsy Pathogen Panel is based on detection of amplification products and the corresponding signal in assays run on OpenArray plates performed on the QuantStudio 12K Flex Real Time PCR System. The assay detects 17 pathogenic bacteria and fungal species associated with potential infectious complications following transrectal prostate biopsy. Pathogens include Acinetobacter baumannii , Citrobacter freundii, Enterobacter aerogenes, Enterobacter cloacae, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium , Escherichia coli, Klebsiella oxytoca, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Morganella morganii, Proteus mirabilis, Proteus vulgaris, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Streptococcus agalactiae, Candida albicans.