Ascitic fluid infection in patients with hepatitis B virus-related liver cirrhosis: culture-negative neutrocytic ascites versus spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.

@article{Kim2010AsciticFI,
  title={Ascitic fluid infection in patients with hepatitis B virus-related liver cirrhosis: culture-negative neutrocytic ascites versus spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.},
  author={Seung Up Kim and Do Young Kim and Chun Kyon Lee and Jun Yong Park and Sun Hye Kim and Hee Man Kim and Eun Hee Choi and Shinyoung Kim and Kwang Hyub Han and Chae Yoon Chon and Sang Hoon Ahn},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={122-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Ascitic fluid infection (AFI) consists of culture-negative neutrocytic ascites (CNNA) and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). The present study compared the clinical characteristics and prognosis of CNNA and SBP in hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related cirrhotic patients. METHODS We analyzed 130 consecutive patients hospitalized due to the first episode of AFI between January 1998 and December 2007. RESULTS The mean age of the patients was 52.3 years (88 men, 42 women… CONTINUE READING

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