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Peritoneal fluid culture: A peritoneal fluid culture is a test to determine if microorganisms are present in the fluid between the membranes lining the abdominal space; fluid is collected with a needle inserted into the abdomen (by abdominal tap) and sent to the laboratory for culture in special media that is permissive for growth of certain infectious agents.
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