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Table 2 Pleural fluid analysis

From: Life-threatening pleural hemorrhage following intrapleural enzyme therapy and successful treatment with fibrin-thrombin sealant pleurodesis: a case report

pH 7.8
Albumin 14 g/L
Total protein 42 g/L
Lactate dehydrogenase 3570 U/L
Glucose <1.0 mmol/L
Cytology Mesothelial cells, macrophages and mixed inflammatory cells. No atypical or malignant cells. No micro-organisms seen
  Acid-fast bacilli not detected
Culture Light growth of Staphylococcus aureus