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Most common cause of SBP?

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what is the most common cause of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis??
i think goljan mentioned it but i forget (and i think different sources say different bacteria), i know its asked alot on step1. thanks
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it is caused by both gm negative ( E.coli) & gm positive (strepto. pneumonei)
so always use 3rd generation cephalosporins to treat....:)
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