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1

tuberculosis (3)

lymphocytes
plasma cells
mesothelial cells (decreased)

2

Viral infection

Lymphocytes

3

Autoimmune disorders

Lymphocytes

4

Malignancy

Lymphocytes

5

Normal and reactive forms have no clinical significance

mesothelial cells

6

Decreased mesothelial cells are associated with __

tuberculosis

7

Primary adenocarcinoma

malignant cells

8

small-cell carcinoma

malignant cells

9

Metastatic carcinoma

malignant cells

10

Decreased in rheumatoid inflammation

glucose

11

Decreased in purulent infection

glucose

12

Elevated in bacterial infection

Lactate

13

Elevated in chylous effusions

Triglyceride

14

Decreased in pneumonia not responding to antibiotics


Triglyceride

15

Markedly decreased with esophageal rupture

Triglyceride

16

Elevated in pancreatitis, esophageal rupture, and malignancy

Amylase

17

glucose level in rheumatoid inflammation

decrease

18

glucose level in purulent infection

decrease

19

lactate in bacterial infection

increase

20

TG in chylous effusions

increase

21

TG in pneumonia not responding to antibiotics

decrease

22

TG in esophageal rupture

decrease

23

amylase in pancreatitis

increase

24

amylase in esophageal rupture

inc

25

amylase in malignancy

inc

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