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Table 1 Median and Interquartile range (IQR) for the three tests

From: Is albumin gradient or fluid to serum albumin ratio better than the pleural fluid lactate dehydroginase in the diagnostic of separation of pleural effusion?

Test Transudate (n = 44) IQR Exudate (n = 156) IQR P value *
SEAG (g/L) 93.5 33.8–122.5 308.5 171–692 0.0001
ALBR 0.49 0.42–0.62 0.77 0.63–0.85 0.0001
FLDH (IU/L) 98.5 76.8–127.5 344 216–695 0.0001
  1. * Mann-Whitney U test