Current trends in the detection of antigenaemia, metabolites and cell wall markers for the diagnosis and therapeutic monitoring of fungal infections

P. E. Verweij, D. Poulain, T. Obayashi, T. F. Patterson, D. W. Denning, J. Ponton

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Abstract

There have been several recent developments in the diagnosis of fungal infections, including the production of novel antigen detection tests, the G-test, and assays for the detection of fungal metabolites. In this article we present an overview of these developments and examine the value of including these tests in clinical trials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)146-155
Number of pages10
JournalMedical Mycology, Supplement
Volume36
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1998

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Keywords

  • Aspergillosis candidiasis
  • ELISA latex agglutination
  • Galactomannan
  • Glucan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology

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