Urology Studies

ExPEC - Prospective Evaluation of the Incidence of Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC) Disease, O-serotype Prevalence of ExPEC, ExPEC Case Definition, and Health Outcomes Following Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Needle Biopsy (TRUS-PNB).

Study area: Urology

Aim: To investigate the prevalence of ExPEC disease following TRUS-PNB, and to collect demographic and treatment data on patients to identify trends in ExPEC disease diagnosis.

Who can participate: Men who are scheduled for TRUS-PNB.

If you would like any further information on the following studies, and to find out if you are eligible please contact:


Address: R&D office, C254, West Wing, Broomfield Hospital, Court Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7ET 

Telephone01245 515136
Email: Research@meht.nhs.uk