What is category IV 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 IV comprises case in which the patient has no symptoms, but leukocytosis or bacteria is found in prostate specimens. This diagnosis is often based on results of biopsies, surgical specimens, or semen analysis obtained for other reasons. No treatment is warranted.


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