Journal of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine

Journal of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2736-6588

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Alexander Otsetov

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

  • Short Communication   
    A Note on Ascitic Fluid Analysis (AFA)
    Author(s): Alexander Otsetov*

    Ascites is the pathologic collection of liquid inside the peritoneal region. Since numerous diseases can cause ascites, especially cirrhosis, tests of ascitic fluid are ordinarily dissected to foster a differential conclusion. The idea of transudate vs exudate, as dictated by absolute protein estimations, is obsolete and the utilization of serum-ascites inclination as a sign of portal hypertension. Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH), Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), and other growth markers can be useful in recognizing harmful conditions. Glucose and adenosine deaminase levels might uphold an analysis of tuberculous infection, and amylase level might show a presence of pancreatitis.. View More»

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