Which lab studies are used in the diagnosis of abdominal hernias?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Assar A Rather, MBBS, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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Laboratory studies include the following:

  • Stain or culture of nodal tissue
  • Complete blood count (CBC)
  • Electrolytes, blood urea nitrogen (BUN), and creatinine
  • Urinalysis
  • Lactate

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