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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 45
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.3748/wjg.13.6027
  • Title of Journal : WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • 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

Abstract

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