Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2000; 2(3):107-114
The present guidelines suggest preferable approaches to the problem of perioperative antibacterial prophylaxis in urological surgery. The following questions are discussed in detail: goals, timing, and duration of perioperative antibacterial prophylaxis, selection and route of administration of antibacterial agents. Recommendations for the different types of urological interventions are given. These guidelines are designed for urologists and clinical pharmacologists.