Prophylaxis against spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is recommended for select patients with cirrhosis, but long-term antibiotic therapy has risks. We evaluated concordance with guideline recommendations in 179 veterans with cirrhosis; 55% received guideline-concordant management of SBP prophylaxis. Despite stable guideline recommendations since 2012, guideline adherence remains low.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Antimicrobial Stewardship and Healthcare Epidemiology|
|State||Published - Jun 17 2022|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Infectious Diseases
- Microbiology (medical)