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The fluid is taken out using a long, thin needle put through the belly.  The fluid is drawn out through the needle and collected.  The fluid is then sent to a laboratory
for analysis.

Paracentesis takes about 20-30 minutes.  It will take longer if a large amount of fluid is taken out. 

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