International Journal of Hepatology / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Diagnostic Utility of Serum Ascites Lipid and Protein Gradients in Differentiation of Ascites

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of patients in three groups.

CharacteristicsCirrhosis (n=20)Malignancy (n=20)Tuberculosis (n=20)

Hemoglobin (gm/dL)9.59 ± 1.8311.00 ± 2.2210.17 ± 2.36

WBC Count (x 103 μL)9.54 ± 4.879.4 ± 2.379.69 ± 6.57

Platelet Count (x 103 μL)156.05 ± 95.75392.44 ± 210.54272.35 ± 154.04

Total Bilirubin (mg/dL)5.34 ± 6.740.70 ± 0.881.94 ± 2.56

Serum Total Protein (gm/dL)6.48 ± 1.306.42 ± 0.656.66 ± 1.21

Serum Albumin (gm/dL)2.28 ± 0.593.28 ± 0.453.00 ± 0.92

Serum AST (IU/L)68.45 ± 31.3533.40 ± 28.0559.8 ± 55.29

Serum ALT (IU/L)32.75 ± 24.0720.65 ± 30.9428.05 ± 34.61

Serum ALP (IU/L)197.90 ± 226.62180.75 ± 188.18172.5 ± 144.71

Serum Urea (mg/dL)28.95 ± 22.2522.60 ± 15.0557.95 ± 67.04

Serum Creatinine (mg/dL)1.34 ± 1.250.79 ± 0.162.40 ± 2.90

Serum Sodium (mmol/L)132.05 ± 4.92134.55 ± 4.71131.8 ± 6.95

Serum Potassium (mmol/L)4.03 ± 0.684.34 ± 0.594.65 ± 0.63

Prothrombin Time (seconds)17.05 ± 4.0111.57 ± 1.2813.21 ± 2.25

INR1.59 ± 0.381.08 ± 0.141.23 ± 0.23