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Continuing Education Credit

Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

A Review of Treatment Options
Cesar Alaniz, PharmD, and Randolph E. Regal, PharmD
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Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) often affects patients with cirrhosis and ascites. The authors review the pathogenesis and diagnosis of SBP, differentiate between primary SBP and secondary peritonitis, and discuss current therapies.