Figure 2. Comparison of Histoplasma Antigen Detection Tests in Different Body Fluids in Patients with AIDS and Disseminated Histoplasmosis

Figure 2. Comparison of Histoplasma Antigen Detection Tests in Different Body Fluids in Patients with AIDS and Disseminated Histoplasmosis

Abbreviations: CSF = cerebrospinal fluid; BAL = bronchoalveolar fluid.

This graph shows a comparison of different Histoplasma antigen tests for the diagnosis of histoplasmosis in patients with AIDS who have disseminated histoplasmosis.  In this figure, n represents the number of patients tested.
Adapted from: Wheat J.  Endemic mycoses in AIDS: a clinical review.  Clin Microbiol Rev. 1995;8:146-59. Wheat J.  Endemic mycoses in AIDS: a clinical review.  Clin Microbiol Rev. 1995;8:146-59.

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