SERUM ASCITES ALBUMIN GRADIENT (SAAG)

This assay is considered as the most reliable method to differentiate peritoneal transudate from exudate. Ascitis caused by portal hypertension has gradient greater than 1.1 g/dL (transudate) whereas ascitis due to other causes has a gradient less than 1.1 g/dL (exudate).

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    No special preparation required
  • Report Delivery:
    Daily
  • Components:
    0

Sample Report

serum ascites albumin gradient (saag) in other Cities