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PPBRS is a rectal swab based test designed to identify the presence of pathogens commonly associated with infection post surgery. Utilizing PCR technology, we are able to detect the presence of pathogens as well as the presence of antibiotic resistant genes. PCR is paired with our internally validated methods for testing Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing of the identified pathogens to ensure personalized therapy options for the patient.
Testing for the presence of pathogens and drug-resistant bacteria before prostate biopsies can help reduce infections. Our comprehensive test targets 31 pathogens, 21 antibiotic resistant genes, and provides phenotypical evaluation of the 27 most recommended antibiotics for treatment. With our PPBRS test, you can feel confident in lowering your risk or post-surgical infection.
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