Pleural effusions: the diagnostic separation of transudates and exudates.

  title={Pleural effusions: the diagnostic separation of transudates and exudates.},
  author={Richard W. Light and M I Macgregor and Peter C. Luchsinger and Wilmot C. Ball},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={77 4},
Abstract In this prospective study of 150 pleural effusions, the utility of pleural-fluid cell counts, protein levels, and lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) levels for the separation of transudates from e... 

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