Table 1

Performance of the β-glucan assay in coccidioidomycosis patients using >80 pg/ml as the cutoff for a positive result

VariableValue in patients:
With acute coccidioidomycosisHospitalized with coccidioidomycosis
Sensitivity (%)19.143.9
Specificity (%)91.191.1
Positive predictive value (%)69.281.8
Negative predictive value (%)51.964.1
Positive likelihood ratio2.156.03
Negative likelihood ratio0.890.62