Table 2

SAAG levels of the patients with ascites
Cause of ascites SAAG (g/L)
Cirrhotic ascites 21.15 ± 4.38
Malignant ascites 8.48 ± 3.68*
Tuberculous ascites 5.48 ± 2.64*

*P<0.05, compared with cirrhotic ascites.

Jiang et al.

Jiang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:143   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-143

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