Which additional studies are performed in the evaluation of chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP) when symptoms suggest chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS)?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Samantha D Kraemer, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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If urine or semen cultures are not diagnostic and the patient has symptoms suggestive of CPPS, additional tools are recommended for evaluation, including the following:

  • UTI localization test (two-glass)
  • Urinary flow rate
  • Postvoid residual determination
  • Urine cytology

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