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Table 3 Causative microorganisms of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (n = 24)

From: Usefulness of ascitic fluid lactoferrin levels in patients with liver cirrhosis

Organism Number (%)
Escherichia coli 5 (20.8 %)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 4 (16.7 %)
Streptococcus species 2 (8.3 %)
Candida albicans 1 (4.2 %)
Clostridium Perfringens 1 (4.2 %)
No growth 11 (45.8 %)
  1. Data are presented as number (%)