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Model of Guarner et al for Predicting Risk of Community-Acquired Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in a Patient with Cirrhosis

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Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Gastroenterology

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Guardner et al identified patients with cirrhosis and ascites who are at risk for a first episode of community-acquired spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). This can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Hospital de la Santa Creu I Sant Pau de Barcelona and Hospital del Mar de Barcelona in Spain.

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