• Medicine
  • Published in Annals of gastroenterology 2014

Risk factors of cellulitis in cirrhosis and antibiotic prophylaxis in preventing recurrence

@inproceedings{Hamza2014RiskFO,
  title={Risk factors of cellulitis in cirrhosis and antibiotic prophylaxis in preventing recurrence},
  author={Rooby Erachamveettil Hamza and Mashhood Padincharepurathu Villyoth and George Peter and Deni Joseph and Chethan Govindaraju and Devang Chandrakanth Tank and Sreejaya Sreesh and Premalatha Narayanan and Kattoor Ramakrishnan Vinayakumar},
  booktitle={Annals of gastroenterology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Cellulitis is a commonly encountered bacterial infection among cirrhotic patients apart from spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, urinary tract and respiratory infections. This study aimed to determine the risk factors of cellulitis in cirrhosis and whether antibiotic prophylaxis helps prevent recurrence of cellulitis. METHODS The study was conducted in two phases. In phase 1, all cirrhotic patients admitted with cellulitis from August 2011 to August 2013 were taken as cases (n=70… CONTINUE READING

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