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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or suffering from ascites
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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or affected by, ascites; dropsical.
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- Relating to ascites; dropsical.
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- adj. of or relating to or resulting from an abnormal accumulation of protein and electrolyte rich fluid in the peritoneal cavity
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For pleural fluid this is done by a pleural tap or chest drain, in ascites with an paracentesis or ascitic drain and in a pericardial effusion with pericardiocentesis.
· Drainage of ascitic fluid is indicated principally for diagnostic purposes or when respiration is impaired.
Media, preparation of anaerobic culture, 180 animal tissue (Frugoni), 210 ascitic bouillon, 210 fluid agar (Wassermann), 213 asparagin (Fraenkel and Voge's), 183
After the third sterilisation cool to 42° C. and add to each tube 3 c.c. of sterile hydrocele fluid, ascitic fluid or pleuritic effusion
Oleic acid 25 grammes and add it to the ascitic fluid in the bottle.
After the third sterilisation cool the tubes to 42°C., and add to each 3 c.c. of sterile hydrocele fluid, ascitic fluid, or pleuritic effusion (previously sterilised, if necessary, by the fractional method); allow the tubes to solidify in a sloping position.
Add 200 c.c. ascitic or hydrocele fluid (horse or sheep serum may be employed, but is not so good) to the liquid agar and mix carefully to avoid formation of air bubbles.
Fill about 20 c.c. of the ascitic agar into each of the sterilised tubes which already contains a piece of sterile rabbit's tissue, stand all the tubes upright in racks or a jar, and allow agar to set.
Collect ascitic fluid (pleuritic fluid, hydrocele fluid, etc.), by aspiration directly into sterile flasks, under strictly aseptic precautions.
Collect ascitic, pleuritic, or hydrocele fluid in sterile flasks and allow to stand in the ice-chest for twelve hours to sediment.