What are category I and category II chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP)?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Samantha D Kraemer, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Category I is identical to the traditional classification system. Category II, the focus of this article, also has the same definition as the traditional classification system; it refers to patients with recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) suggesting a prostate nidus of infection. [8]


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