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chest tube drainage types

  1. 0 I always forget what is the different between the different chest tube drainage (serous vs serosang). thanks!!
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    Serous fluid is clear, straw colour to almost orange. Serosang is a mixture of serous fluid and blood. Chest tube drainage can also be cloudy, which suggests a chylothorax or lymph leaking into the pleural space. This fluid will contain lots of WBCs and a high triglyceride level.
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