An excess accumulation of fluid within the peritoneum may occur in the presence of the following disease states: transudates, exudates and chylous effusions. Increase in white cell count indicates an inflammation or infection (peritonitis). If total cell count increases which means WBCs and RBCs are enumerated, it is indicative of infections and malignant conditions. Normal peritoneal fluid has a small number of WBCs and no RBCs. The normal values of leukocytes for cell count cell type peritoneal fluid is less than 500 per microliter, irrespective of gender and age.
No special preparation is needed for Cell Count Cell Type Microscopy Peritoneal Fluid. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Cell Count Cell Type Microscopy Peritoneal Fluid. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||< 500/microlitre|