Transudate


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Transudate

 

an edematous fluid that collects in the body’s cavities as a result of disturbances in the circulation of blood or in the flow of lymph (such as ascites, or abdominal dropsy, in cases of cardiac insufficiency or cirrhosis of the liver). Transudation, in contrast to exudation, may take place without inflammation of the tissues.

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But even pleural fluid to serum cholinesterase ratio misclassified one each case of transudate and exudate.
Cabrer et al (8) estimated pseudocholinesterase activity in pleural effusions of diverse aetiologies and concluded that there exists difference in the activity of pseudocholinesterase among different types of pleural effusions and it was possible to differentiate them into transudates and exudates with pseudocholinesterase levels.
Thickening and increased attenuation of extrapleural fat may be associated with both transudates and exudates, but are more likely to be found in exudative effusions (Table 2).
Albumin gradient (serum albumin minus PE albumin) <12g/L for exudates and >12g/L for transudates
Because pleural effusion is due to an underlying disease, it must be differentiated into transudate or exudate to know its exact etiopathology so that appropriate management can be done.
According to the composition of the pleural fluid, pleural effusions are classically divided in two type transudates and exudates.
7) A history of cardiac, liver or renal failure may suggest a transudate, whereas a history of a recent diagnosis of a malignancy would suggest a malignant effusion.
The total protein concentration of the pleural fluid allowed the differential diagnosis between exudate and transudate.
Pleural fluid was a transudate infected by Staphylococcus aureus sensitive to azithromycin which was administered to the patient.
In other words, ascite is accumulation of non-inflammatory transudate fluid in one of the eight body cavities [1,6].
While blood remains the most reliable specimen for HIV testing, oral mucosal transudate (OMT) specimens produce reliable results when collected for HIV testing using the Orasure device and tested with the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).
The fluid that accumulates in the lungs during cardiogenic pulmonary edema has low protein (lactic dehydrogenase) content and is called a transudate.