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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Culture positive with absolute neutrophilic count less than 250/mm3 were termed as Bacterascites.
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and bacterascites prevalence in asymptomatic cirrhotic outpatients undergoing large-volume paracentesis.