C REACTIVE PROTEIN IN DIFFENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF PLEURAL EFFUSION
Keywords:Pleural effusion, Exudate, CRP
Present study has included 95 Pleural Effusion patients. Pleural fluid were collected from them and classified as Transudate and Exudate according to the standard criteria. Pleural Fluid C-Reactive Protein (CRP) concentrations indicated towards diagnosis and severity of exudates. CRP in pleural fluid is a helpful tool in diagnosis and monitoring of pleural effusion patients.
Keywords: Pleural effusion, Exudate, CRP