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A 45-year-old man has fever, chills, dysuria, and a ...

Escherichia coli

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submitted by hayayah(229),

Prostatitis is characterized by dysuria, frequency, urgency, low back pain. Warm, tender, enlarged prostate.

Acute bacterial prostatitis—in older men most common bacterium is E. coli.

ergogenic22  In young men it could be chlamydia but the question stem makes no mention of sexual activity, so it is e. coli +