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Table 1 Patient characteristics at the point when effusion and blood samples were taken

From: Tumour associated lymphocytes in the pleural effusions of patients with mesothelioma express high levels of inhibitory receptors

Patient no. Age (at sample date) Sample time from diagnosis (days) Histology Prior treatment Indwelling pleural catheter (IPC)/thoracentesis Effusion vol. (ml) Cell concentration in effusion (× 107/100 ml)
1 76 335 Epithelioid No IPC 1050 3.60
2 66 145 Epithelioid No Thoracentesis 535 8.47
3 80 403 Epithelioid Carboplatin/pemetrexed Thoracentesis 200 3.02
4 61 705 Epithelioid No IPC 700 9.00
5 58 250 Epithelioid Cisplatin/pemetrexed IPC 300 2.16
6 59 50 Epithelioid No Thoracentesis 950 3.90
7 76 14 Not specified No IPC 1450 2.21
8 68 68 Epithelioid No Thoracentesis 1080 2.22
*9 72 389 Not specified No IPC 120 2.99
  1. *Patient samples underwent T cell receptor sequencing