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

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

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Denning, DW, Univ Manchester, N Manchester Gen Hosp, Dept Trop Med & Infect Dis, Monsall Unit, Manchester M8 6RB, Lancs, England


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.

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XIIVth Congress of the International-Society-for-Human-and- Animal-Mycology
    • ISHAM 13th (1997)