1. What is Ascitis?
2.What is the normal volume of peritoneal fluid?
3. What is abdominal paracentesis and what are its indications?
4. What are the causes of Ascitis?
5. What are the differences between transudate and exudate?
6. What are the normal parameters of Peritoneal fluid?


7. What are the Precautions one should consider before ascitic fluid analysis?
8. What is the volume of ascitc fluid required for analysis?
9. How do you differentiate peritoneal fluid from urine ( due to bladder rupture or trauma)?
10. What is the significance of color in examination of ascitic fluid.?
11. What is Serum –Ascitis Albumin Gradient ( SAAG)?
12. What are the causes of abnormal Serum –Ascitis Albumin Gradient ( SAAG).?
13. What is the significance of estimation of Viscosity in Ascitic fluid?
14. What is the importance of cell count and cell type in Ascitic fluid.?
15. What is the significance of measurement of adenosine deaminase levels in ascitic fluid?
16. What is the significance of lactate dehydrogenase levels in ascitic fluid analysis?
17. What is the significance of glucose levels in ascitic fluid analysis?
18. What is the significance of Amylase levels in ascitif fluid analysis?
19. what is the role of culture in ascitic fluid analysis.?
20. What is the significance of tumor marker study in ascitic fluid.?
21. What is the role of Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in ascitic fluid analysis?