Clinical and microbiological characteristics associated with mortality in spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: a multicenter cohort study.


OBJECTIVES Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a prevalent and high mortality complication of cirrhosis. We aimed to describe these patients' clinical and microbiological characteristics and evaluate their impact on outcomes. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study including 139 consecutive patients with positive culture SBP from three… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MEG.0000000000000700