The quizzes about Serous Fluid (24 tests)

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The primary purpose of serous fluid is:

The membrane that lines the wall of a cavity is the:

During normal production of serous fluid, the slight excess of fluid is:

Production of serous fluid is controlled by:

An increase in the amount of serous fluid is called a/an:


Pleural fluid is collected by:

Fluid-to–serum protein and lactic dehydrogenase ratios are performed on serous fluids:

Which of the following requires the most additional testing?

An additional test performed on pleural fluid to classify the fluid as a transudate or exudate is the:

A milky-appearing pleural fluid is indicative of:


Which of the following best represents a hemothorax?

All of the following are normal cells seen in pleural fluid except:

A differential observation of pleural fluid associated with tuberculosis is:

All of the following are characteristics of malignant cells except:

A pleural fluid pH of 6.0 is indicative of:


A mesothelioma cell seen in pleural fluid indicates:

Another name for a peritoneal effusion is:

The test performed on peritoneal lavage fluid is:

The recommended test for determining if peritoneal fluid is a transudate or an exudate is the:

Given the following results, classify this peritoneal fluid: serum albumin, 2.2 g/dL; serum protein, 6.0 g/dL; fluid albumin, 1.6 g/dL.


Differentiation between bacterial peritonitis and cirrhosis is done by performing a/an:

Detection of the CA 125 tumor marker in peritoneal fluid is indicative of:

Chemical tests primarily performed on peritoneal fluid include all of the following except:

Cultures of peritoneal fluid are incubated:

The quizzes about Serous Fluid (24 tests)
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