What is the role of lab testing in the workup of fungal pneumonia?

Updated: Jun 21, 2019
  • Author: Romeo A Mandanas, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH  more...
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Nonculture-based diagnostic tools, such as galactomannan (GM) and beta-D-glucan (BG), are part of the diagnostic workup of invasive fungal pneumonia with other clinical, radiologic, and microbiologic criteria.


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