The predominant organism cultured from the peritoneal fluid of a patient with acute unruptured appendicitis is:
|D||No organism would be cultured|
(Ref: Schwartz :Principles of surgery 8th edition page no.141 )
a. The peritoneal fluid found in association with acute unruptured appendicitis is sterile.
b. The situation changes dramatically after perforation, emphasizing the need for prompt diagnosis and therapy.