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Table 2 Relation between 24-h AFPC and type of treatment response in SBP patients

From: Concordance of 24- and 48-h diagnostic follow-up ascitic fluid polymorphonuclear leukocyte count in the guidance of the antibiotic therapy in spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

  24-h AFPC and non-response 24-h AFPC percent drop and response
Cutoff >980 cell/mm3 >8% >980 cell/mm3 >8%
AUROC 0.634 0.849 0.634 0.849
p value 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.001
95% CI 0.584–0.681 0.810–0.883 0.584–0.681 0.810–0.883
Sensitivity 58.87% 85.82% 58.87% 85.82%
Specificity 64.36% 80.49% 64.36% 80.49%
PPV 42.7% 90.8% 42.7% 90.8%
NPP 77.6% 71.7% 77.6% 71.7%
  1. AFPC ascitic fluid polymorphonuclear leukocyte count, AUROC area under the receiver operating characteristic, CI confidence interval, PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value