Incidence of spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitits in Liver Cirrhosis, the Causative Organism and Antibiotic sensitivity

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Saleem Iqbal
Noor ul Iman
Noor Alam
Sadeeq ur Rehman

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To find out the incidence of spontaneous bacterial peritonitits in patients with liver cirrhosis having ascites, the causqative organisms and their antibiotic sensitivity. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitits is quite a common complication of liver cirrhosis with ascities. patient usually present with abdominal pain, abdominal tenderness, fever with or without rigors, Jaundice and hepatic encephalopathy. E coli is the commonest organism followed by streptococcal pnaemoniae. Quinolones and 3rd Generation cephalosporins are 100% effective in the management of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.

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Iqbal S, Iman N ul, Alam N, Rehman S ur. Incidence of spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitits in Liver Cirrhosis, the Causative Organism and Antibiotic sensitivity. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Oct. 6 [cited 2022 Sep. 24];18(4). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/938
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