SBP

SBP: fever, ab pain, altered mental status, ascites, dx w paracentesis (culture + PMN count), tx w cefotaxime


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  • SBP
  • aka: Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis,
  • fever, ab pain, altered mental status, ascites, dx w paracentesis (culture + PMN count), tx w cefotaxime
  • fever, ab pain, altered mental status
  • ascites
  • paracentesis (culture, PMN > 250/mm3), Ascitic fluid: PMN, glc↓, LDH↑, amylase if pancreas/gut, bilirubin if gallbladder, protein↓ = spontaneous, protein↑ = secondary
  • E coli & Kleb most common, Strep & staph possible
  • cefotaxime