TABLE 2

Sample concordance when testing serum and plasma specimens by Aspergillus PCR

Plasma PCR results by sample group (no.)No. of samples with serum PCR result of:
PositiveNegative
All samples (n = 393)
    Positive2231
    Negative26314
IA cases (n = 190)
    Positive2224
    Negative14130
NEF patients (n = 203)
    Positive07
    Negative12184