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Table 4 Percentage of patients undergoing biological, imaging and functional investigations versus admission department

From: Acute bacterial prostatitis: heterogeneity in diagnostic criteria and management. Retrospective multicentric analysis of 371 patients diagnosed with acute prostatitis

  Total patients Department of admission
   Urology Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Geriatrics
  n = 371 n = 178 n = 115 n = 48 n = 30
PSA dosage 163 (44%) 69 (39%) 52 (45%) 27 (55%) 15 (50%)
Pelvic ultrasound 286 (77%) 128 (72%) 105 (91%) 32 (67%) 22 (73%)
Post-void urine measurement 78 (21%) 37 (21%) 16 (14%) 7 (15%) 18 (59%)
Uroflow measure 122 (33%) 77 (43%) 9 (8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Other investigations* 152 (41%) 85 (48%) 15 (13%) 3 (6%) 3 (11%)
  1. *Other investigations: abdomen X-ray, intravenous urography, retrograde cystography, uro-CT-scan, and cystoscopy.