albumin gradient

albumin gradient

A lab value defined as serum albumin minus ascites albumin, which may be useful in linking ascites to portal hypertension. Albumin gradients of >1.1 g/L are typical of transudates, which are usually due to an oncotic pressure gradient between the high systemic arterial pressure and the low ascitic fluid pressure. Albumin gradients of <1.1 g/L occur in exudates which also have high protein levels.
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Sex ratio after insemination of bovine spermatozoa isolated using a bovine serum albumin gradient.
Albumin gradient (serum albumin minus PE albumin) <12g/L for exudates and >12g/L for transudates
Appearance of the fluid, serum-to-ascites albumin gradient determination (SAAG), cell count and differential, and total protein concentration are part of the routine workup of ascites fluid.
5] Hence, several other studies were carried out to propose classifications that included estimation of PF cholesterol, [6,7] ratio of PF/serum cholesterol, PF/serum bilirubin, [7,8] and albumin gradient.
A diagnostic center is showed high albumin gradient ascites with infection.
If only one of the above criteria is met, then calculate the fluid to serum albumin gradient
Is albumin gradient or fluid to serum albumin ratio better than the pleural fluid lactate dehydroginase in the diagnostic of separation on pleural effusion?
Objective: To compare the diagnostic sensitivity of serum/ ascites albumin gradient and ascitic fluid total protein in liver cirrhosis patients, using ultrasosnography as gold standard.
Therefore, new biochemical parameters, such as pleural (P) cholesterol level, P/serum (S) cholesterol ratio, P bilirubin level, P/S bilirubin ratio, S-P albumin gradient, Kokturk's formulae and our formulae have better sensitivity and specificity and are being presented in the latest literature (1), (3), (4), (7-13).
2,3) Given a clinical picture resembling the above disease processes, but with the added feature of distended neck veins and an elevated serum-ascites albumin gradient ([greater than or equal to]1.