Infected Ascites: Distinguishing Secondary Peritonitis from Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in a Cirrhotic Patient with Classic Symptoms

Conclusion Persistence of signs and symptoms of peritonitis despite improvement in ascitic fluid analysis in cirrhotic patients treated for or early relapse of peritonitis with the same organism should prompt the physician to evaluate for secondary peritonitis and surgical management should be considered for potentially correctable sources.
Source: IDCases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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