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Calprotectin for Rapid Diagnostic Infection Spontaneous of Ascites

2016-08-08 07:53:19 | BioPortfolio

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Asymptomatic Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in Patients With Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis

Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is defined as the presence of an infection in a previously sterile ascites in the absence of an intra-abdominal source of infection or malignancy . The v...

Ascitic Fluid Microbiome in Liver Cirrhosis

Ascitic fluid microbiome is going to be investigated in this study by using internal transcripted spacer (ITS) and 16S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and sequencing a...

Evaluation of Lactoferrin, Procalcitonin and Aution® Urine Dipsticks for the Diagnosis of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in Cirrhotic Patients

Bacterial infections are a major cause of mortality in cirrhotic patients in the context of gastrointestinal bleeding or spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). Rapid diagnosis of SBP is ...

Norfloxacin In The Primary Prophylaxis Of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

Advanced liver disease and low ascitic fluid protein concentration have been identified as risk factors for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in cirrhosis. Moreover, renal impairment and h...

Alterations in Intestinal Mucosal Barrier Visualized by Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy in Liver Cirrhosis: a Pilot Trial (AMBIC)

Clinical trial with medical devices. A diagnostic trial conducted to find a better (less invasive) procedure for predicting the onset of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis(SBP), which is a ...

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From the Pharynx to the Abdomen: A Case of Primary Peritonitis.

Primary peritonitis usually occurs in patients with comorbidities previously diagnosed with ascites. However, a primary peritoneal infection in previously healthy patients may also ensue. There has be...

Bacterial peritonitis in a patient with malignant ascites caused by pancreatic carcinoma: Case report and review of literature.

Bacterial peritonitis, an infection of the ascitic fluid, can be classified etiologically as spontaneous or secondary bacterial peritonitis. The former is mainly caused by portal hypertension and its ...

Recent and emerging technologies for the rapid diagnosis of infection and antimicrobial resistance.

The rise in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is predicted to cause 10 million deaths per year by 2050 unless steps are taken to prevent this looming crisis. Microbiological culture is the gold standard ...

Sonication Improves the Diagnosis of Megaprosthetic Infections.

Limited data are available for the diagnosis of patients with tumors with infected endoprosthetic reconstructions. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether sonication is effective for the dia...

Antibiotic treatment for patients with amniotic fluid "sludge" to prevent spontaneous preterm birth: a historically controlled observational study.

Amniotic fluid "sludge" has been associated with an increased rate of spontaneous preterm delivery before 35 weeks, a higher frequency of clinical chorioamnionitis, and histologic chorioamnionitis in ...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The serous fluid of ASCITES, the accumulation of fluids in the PERITONEAL CAVITY.

A transplantable, poorly differentiated malignant tumor which appeared originally as a spontaneous breast carcinoma in a mouse. It grows in both solid and ascitic forms.

An operation for the continuous emptying of ascitic fluid into the venous system. Fluid removal is based on intraperitoneal and intrathoracic superior vena cava pressure differentials and is performed via a pressure-sensitive one-way valve connected to a tube traversing the subcutaneous tissue of the chest wall to the neck where it enters the internal jugular vein and terminates in the superior vena cava. It is used in the treatment of intractable ascites.

A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that require SERUM; ASCITIC FLUID; or BLOOD for growth. Its organisms inhabit the THROAT; and NASOPHARYNX of wild and laboratory rats and cause one form of RAT-BITE FEVER in man.

Fluid obtained by irrigation or washout of the nasal cavity and NASAL MUCOSA. The resulting fluid is used in cytologic and immunologic assays of the nasal mucosa such as with the NASAL PROVOCATION TEST in the diagnosis of nasal hypersensitivity.

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