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Table 3 Diagnostic nomogram score calculation for the training set

From: Development and validation of a prediction model for tuberculous pleural effusion: a large cohort study and external validation

Parameters Score generated from nomogram (points) Score modified from nomogram (points)
Age (< 54 years) 5 5
Effusion lymphocyte (≥ 0.80 × 10.9/L) 4.58 5
Effusion ADA (≥ 22.75 U/L) 8.25 8
Effusion LDH (≥ 247.5 U/L) 7.3 7
Effusion LDH/ADA (< 17.07) 10 10
Serum WBC (< 8.68 × 10.9/L) 5.5 6
  1. ADA adenosine deaminase, LDH lactatedehy drogenase, WBC white blood cell, LDH/ADA effusion LDH/ effusion ADA