Systematic review and meta-analysis of galactomannan antigen testing in serum and bronchoalveolar lavage for the diagnosis of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis: defining a cutoff

ConclusionThe diagnosis of CPA requires the assessment of a combination of mycological and serological factors, as no single serum and/or BAL GM antigen test is adequate. BAL GM performed better than serum, with better sensitivity and excellent accuracy.
Source: European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research