By Amer Wahed, MD FRCPath - 25th Jun 2021 - Blog

Analyzing the cell count and protein concentration in ascites

The cell count with differential is the single most useful test performed on ascitic fluid to evaluate for infection. In this video, you'll find out how knowing cell counts and protein concentrations help us diagnose the cause of ascites, how to figure out the serum-ascites albumin gradient (SAAG), and why it matters so much.

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