At this cutoff concentration, 46 of 50 [sensitivity, 91% (95% CI, 76-98%); specificity, 88% (95% CI, 64-98%)] pleural effusions were correctly classified into the exudative
and transudative groups compared with the reference standard.
The patient we presented developed drug induced lupus following exposure to INH, which was complicated by de velopment of recurrent pleural effusions that were exudative
As a whole, in cases of generalized tuberculosis (14 patients), Mycobacteria caused alterative and exudative
reactions simultaneously in several organs (the mean number of organs involved with Mycobacterium was 5.
Additional samples were taken from the skin lesions, nares, or both of 5 other 3-week-old piglets with exudative
epidermitis from a different litter than the first piglet; from the nares of 1 healthy sow; and from the nares and throats of 2 veterinary students.
Repeat thoracentesis was performed, and pleural fluid analysis was consistent with an exudative
effusion, again without evidence of an infectious or neoplastic etiology (Table 2).
5) by increasing the sensitivity of the detection of exudative
Problem of pale soft exudative
meat in broiler chickens.
Alveolar air spaces fill with an exudative
fluid, and inflammatory cells invade the alveolar septa.
In fact, we stated that in all 4 patients "fundoscopic examination showed macular hemorrhages and exudative
Acting on Woodring's advice may provide clinicians false reassurance when evaluating patients with unilateral left-sided effusions in the setting of heart disease, thus missing important causes of exudative
pleural effusions such as pericardial disease, postcardiac injury syndrome or postcoronary artery bypass surgery, as well as comorbid conditions such as pulmonary embolism or pneumonia.
wounds, the alginates and foams are best.
Table 1 shows the diagnostic accuracy of the different tests for identifying exudative
pleural effusions compared with the performance of the criteria of Light et al.