TABLE 1.

Blastomyces antigen positivity blastomycosis cases and controls

Patient groupNo. positive/no. tested% positive (95% confidence interval)
Blastomycosis
    All39/4292.9 (80.5-98.5)
    Pulmonary14/14
    Disseminated25/28
Histoplasmosis26/2796.3 (81.0-99.9)
Paracoccidioidomycosis10/10100 (69.1-100.0)
Penicilliosis marneffei7/1070 (34.7-93.3)
Cryptococcosis
    All2/682.9 (0.4-10.2)
    Urine, initial cases1/6
    Urine, additional cases0/19
    Serum or CSF1/43
Aspergillosis
    All1/881.1 (0.0-6.2)
    Urine, initial cases1/9
    Urine, additional cases0/12
    Serum, additional cases0/8
    Galactomannan positive serum0/59
Coccidioidomycosis0/90 (0.0-33.6)
Candidiasis0/100 (0.0-30.8)
Healthy volunteers0/390 (0.0-9.0)