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The impact of a local antibiotic stewardship program: Low rate of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and bacteriascites sustained by multidrug-resistant organisms

Mantovani A, Bevilacqua  M, Mazzariol A, Azzini AM, Tacconelli E, Sacerdoti D, Dalbeni A

Introduction: Cirrhotic patients are at higher risk of infections, like Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) and Bacteriascites (BA), requiring the most appropriate antibiotic treatment to improve survival. This choice should consider the local microbial background and the risk of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs).

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