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Hoenigl, M; Eigl, S; Heldt, S; Duettmann, W; Thornton, C; Prattes, J.
Clinical evaluation of the newly formatted lateral-flow device for invasive pulmonary aspergillosis.
Mycoses. 2018; 61(1):40-43
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Düttmann Wiebke
Eigl Susanne
Heldt Sven
Hönigl Martin
Prattes Jürgen
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The study evaluated the newly formatted Aspergillus-specific lateral-flow-device (LFD), and compared its performance to the original prototype "old" LFD test using BALF samples from 28 patients (14 patients with probable/proven invasive pulmonary aspergillosis [IPA] and 14 patients with no evidence for IPA). A total of 10/14 (71%) of BALF samples from patients with probable/proven IPA resulted positive with the new LFD, including 8/9 with true-positive and 2/5 with false-negative results with the old LFD. All 14 samples from patients without IPA resulted negative with the new LFD; specificity of the new LFD was significantly improved compared to the old LFD. © 2017 Blackwell Verlag GmbH.
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