KOREAN JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, vol.30, no.6, pp.899-905, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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KOREAN JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
Invasive aspergillosis, Galactomannan test, Cut-off value, Sensitivity and specificity, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, LINKED-IMMUNOSORBENT-ASSAY, SURROGATE END-POINT, CIRCULATING GALACTOMANNAN, INFECTIONS, RECIPIENTS, INDEX, RISK
Background/Aims: In this study, the sensitivity-specificity of galactomannan-enzyme immunoassay (GM-EIA) with a cut-off value of 0.5 for a single, two, or three consecutive positivity in the diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) in neutropenic patients with hematological malignancy was investigated.