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Table 1 Pleural and cerebrospinal fluid analysis

From: Beta-2-transferrin to detect cerebrospinal fluid pleural effusion: a case report

Biochemical measure Pleural fluid Cerebrospinal fluid
Glucose 5.1g/L 4.1g/L
Total protein ≤10g/L <0.1g/L
Triglyceride <0.11g/L  
White blood count 440 38
Red blood count 20 0
Lymphocytes 50 56
Mesothelial cells 13  
Gram stain & culture No organisms seen; sterile fluid No organisms seen; sterile fluid