Table 3.

Sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values for the detection of antigen and antimannan antibodiesa

StatisticMannanemia Pastorex CandidaMannanemia EIAAntimannan antibody EIACombination of EIAs
Sensitivity (%)28405380
Specificity (%)100989493
Positive predictive value (%)100857278
Negative predictive value (%)82848793
  • ↵a Results are calculated per patient according to the results of an analysis of 162 serum samples from 43 patients with systemic candidiasis and 230 serum samples from 150 controls.