|Putrid odour||Anaerobic empyema|
|Food particles||Oesophageal rupture|
|Bile stained||Cholothorax (biliary fistula)|
|‘Anchovy sauce’ like fluid||Ruptured amoebic abscess|
- BTS guidelines
Investigation of a unilateral pleural effusion in adults: British Thoracic Society pleural disease guideline 2010
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