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Table 2 Indications of hospitalizations of 121 cirrhotic patients and the cause of bacterial infections in 64 cirrhotic patients

From: Urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin: a diagnostic and prognostic marker for acute kidney injury (AKI) in hospitalized cirrhotic patients with AKI-prone conditions

Variables Total No AKI AKI
Number (%) (n = 121) (n = 86) (n = 35)
1. Bacterial infections 64 (53) 41 (34) 23 (19)
 - SBPa 16 (13.2) 10 (11.6) 6 (17.1)
 - Bacteremia 14 (11.6) 7 (8.1) 7 (20)
 - Urinary tract infection 11 (9.1) 9 (10.5) 2 (5.7)
 - Hepatobiliary infection 10 (8.3) 7 (8.1) 3 (8.6)
 - Skin and soft tissue infection 7 (5.8) 6 (7) 1 (2.9)
 - Respiratory tract infection 6 (5) 2 (2.3) 4 (11.4)
2. No bacterial infections 57 (47) 45 (37.1) 12 (9.9)
 - GI bleeding 32 (26.4) 28 (23.1) 4 (0.03)
 - Hepatic encephalopathy 15 (12.4) 7 (0.06) 8 (0.07)
 - Diuretic overdose 6 (5) 6 (0.05) 0
 - Post abdominal paracentesis 4 (3.3) 4 (0.03) 0
  1. SBP*:Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis