Detection of circulating galactomannan in serum samples for diagnosis of Penicillium marneffei infection and cryptococcosis among patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Huang2007DetectionOC,
  title={Detection of circulating galactomannan in serum samples for diagnosis of Penicillium marneffei infection and cryptococcosis among patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Yu-Tsung Huang and Chien-Ching Hung and C Liao and H Sun and S -S Chang and Yee-Chun Chen},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={2858-62}
}
Galactomannan (GM) is a heteropolysaccharide in the cell walls of most Aspergillus and Penicillium species. Cross-reactivity of Cryptococcus neoformans galactoxylomannan in an Aspergillus GM test has also been reported. In this study, we used a Platelia Aspergillus enzyme immunoassay kit (Bio-Rad) to test serum samples obtained from 48 human… CONTINUE READING