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Table 1 The biochemistry of pleural effusion suggests empyema, but does not rule out the possibility of tumor

From: Lung abscess secondary to lung cancer with a coinfection of Granulicatellaadiacens and other bacteria: a case report

Pleural effusion biochemistry
Item outcome unit
Appearancefaint yellow  
diaphaneity turbid  
Rivalta +  
WBCC 13,531.0 106 /L
Protein 48.20 g/L
LDH 3237.00 U/L
ADA 81.50 U/L