Multivariate predictive model for asymptomatic spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in patients with liver cirrhosis
Bo Tu, Zhe Xu, Peng Zhao, Lei Shi, Xin Zhang, Guang Yang, En-Qiang Qin, Department of Infectious Disease, the Fifth Medical Center, Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital, Beijing 100039, China
Yue-Ning Zhang, Center of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Beijing Capital Medical University You’an Hospital, Beijing 100039, China
Jing-Feng Bi, Department of Clinical and Translational Medicine, the Fifth Medical Center, Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital, Beijing 100039, China
Author contributions: Tu B designed and performed the research and wrote the paper; Zhang YN designed the research and supervised the report, and contributed equally as the first author; Bi JF and Xu Z performed the research and contributed to the analysis; Zhao P, Shi L, Zhang X and Yang G performed the research and provided clinical advice; Qin EQ designed the research and supervised the report.
Supported by the Digestive Medical Coordinated Development Center of Beijing Municipal Administration, No. XXZ0403.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of the Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital.
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Corresponding author: En-Qiang Qin, MD, Chief Physician, Department of Infectious Disease, the Fifth Medical Center, Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital, 100 Western 4th Ring Middle Road, Beijing 100039, China. email@example.com
Received: March 4, 2020
Peer-review started: March 4, 2020
First decision: April 12, 2020
Revised: June 2, 2020
Accepted: July 1, 2020
Article in press: July 1, 2020
Published online: August 7, 2020