Evaluation of leukocyte esterase and nitrite strip tests to detect spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in cirrhotic patients


Torun S., Dolar E., YILMAZ Y., Keskin M., Kiyici M., Sinirtas M., ...More

WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.13, no.45, pp.6027-6030, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 45
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.3748/wjg.13.6027
  • Journal Name: WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.6027-6030
  • Keywords: spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, urinary reagent strip, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, 2 REAGENT STRIPS, RAPID DIAGNOSIS, BIOLOGICAL-FLUIDS, NITRATE LEVELS, OXIDE, URINE, PROPHYLAXIS, MANAGEMENT, INFECTION
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

AIM: To investigate the diagnostic efficacy of leukocyte esterase and nitrite reagent strips for bedside diagnosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP).