Table 2.

Concentrations of pneumococcal PS in 15 pleural fluid samples from patients with pneumococcal pneumonia with effusion

SampleSerotypePS concn (μg/ml)
130.1
230.1
331.0
411.0
57F1.0
67F1.0
719Aa1.0
818
97F8
1019Aa19
11320
127F33
1319Aa79
14190
153800
  • a Concentrations of 19A PS were determined with samples that were not heat pretreated.