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World J Hepatol. Feb 27, 2018; 10(2): 222-230
Published online Feb 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i2.222
Table 1 Risk factors of bacterial infection in cirrhosis
Risk factors for bacterial infection in cirrhosis
Impairment of liver function
Child-Pugh score[36-38]
MELD score ≥ 15[40]
Low serum albumin[39]
Alcohol related disease[45,51]
Total ascitic fluid protein concentration < 15 g/L[84]
ICU admission[39,85]
Variceal bleeding[41,86]
Blood transfusion requirements
Mean arterial pressure
Severity of bleeding
Invasive procedures[29]
ERCP in PSC patients or with incomplete drainage[87]