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Table 2 Clinical manifestations and laboratory findings of patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis by study group

From: Erratum to: Clinical characteristics and outcomes of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis caused by Enterobacter species versus Escherichia coli: a matched case-control study

Variable Enterobacter SBP
(n = 32)
E. coli SBP
(n = 128)
P
Initial clinical manifestation, n (%)
 Abdominal pain 23 (71.9) 90 (70.3) 0.86
 Fever 24 (75.0) 87 (68.0) 0.44
 Hepatic encephalopathy 6 (18.8) 34 (26.6) 0.36
 Septic shock 5 (15.6) 31 (24.2) 0.30
Upper gastrointestinal bleeding, n (%) 9 (28.1) 12 (9.4) 0.005
 Variceal bleeding 7 11  
 Ulcer bleeding 1 1  
 Duodenal invasion of cancer 1 0  
Concomitant bacteremia, n (%) 11 (34.4) 87 (68.0) 0.001
Laboratory finding, median (IQR)
 Serum WBC, cells/μL 8,050 (5,125 − 13,200) 6,450 (4,400 − 9,675) 0.12
 Platelets, x 10/mL 61 (44–104) 62 (41–85) 0.15
 C-reactive protein, mg/dL 6.41 (2.1–7.9) 3.06 (1.1–6.2) 0.06
 Serum creatinine, mg/dL 1.2 (0.9–1.5) 1.2 (0.9–1.7) 0.80
 Serum bilirubin, mg/dL 3.8 (2.6–12.2) 5.3 (3.5–10.3) 0.79
 Ascites WBC, cells/μL 6,160 (1,945–11,795) 5,360 (2,690–11,960) 0.45
 Ascites neutrophils, cells/μL 5,058 (1,483–10,899) 4,275 (2,092–10,771) 0.46
Ascites protein, mg/dL 1.5 (1.0–2.5) 1.0 (0.8–1.4) 0.003
  1. WBC white blood cells, IQR interquartile range