bacterascites

bacterascites

/bac·ter·as·ci·tes/ (bak″ter-ah-si´tēz) bacterial infection of ascitic fluid.
monomicrobial non-neutrocytic bacterascites  bacterial infection of ascitic fluid with no intra-abdominal source of infection and a neutrophil count less than 250 cells/mm3.
polymicrobial bacterascites  bacterial infection of ascitic fluid caused by several species and resulting from bowel puncture during paracentesis.
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Monobacterial non-neutrocytic bacterascites (MNB) is a variant of SBP, where the ascitic fluid culture is positive but the ascitic neutrophil count is less than 250/[mm.
We report a patient with L monocytogenes-induced monomicrobial non-neutrocytic bacterascites and review the literature regarding incidence, diagnostic pitfalls, and disease management.
Monomicrobial non-neutrocytic bacterascites (MNB) is a variant of SBP; it is diagnosed when the culture of ascitic fluid yields bacteria, but the neutrophil count is less than 250/[mm.