What is the role of precipitin test in the workup of mold-related allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) and allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis (ABPM)?

Updated: Sep 18, 2017
  • Author: Shih-Wen Huang, MD; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
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Precipitin test is used to confirm the presence of a high titer of IgG antibody against specific fungal Ags. Healthy individuals may have circulating IgG antifungal antibodies in the absence of any fungal-related disease.


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