TABLE 3.

Performances of GM enzyme immunoassay and BG test for patients infected with different organisms (per sample)

Test and organismSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)PPV (%)aNPV (%)a
GM enzyme immunoassay
    A. fumigatus (n = 69)13999066
    Non-fumigatus Aspergillus species (n = 39)49999586
    Other mold (n = 77)6998362
BG test
    A. fumigatus (n = 69)61887579
    Non-fumigatus Aspergillus species (n = 39)64886488
    Other mold (n = 76)47887272
  • a PPV, positive predictive value; NPV, negative predictive value.