TABLE 3.

Temporal onset of BG antigenemia in patients with proven and probable IA

Time pointaNo. of evaluable patientsNo (%) of patients with BG antigenDays between BG detection and time point median (range)
First day of fever72 (28.2)5 (4-6)
First day of clinical signsb74 (57.1)10.7 (4-21)
Pulmonary HRCT scan77 (100)9.3 (1-21)
Initation of antifungal therapy75 (71.4)14 (4-25)
  • a At or before time point.

  • b Cough and/or dyspnea and/or hemoptysis and/or thoracic pain.