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Volume 15, Number 3—March 2009

Research

Coccidioidal Pneumonia, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2000–2004

Michelle M. Kim1, Janis E. BlairComments to Author , Elizabeth J. Carey, Qing Wu, and Jerry D. Smilack
Author affiliations: Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

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Table 1

Serologic test results for Coccidioides spp. in 59 patients, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2000–2004*

No. patients First serologic result
Second serologic result
EIA IgM EIA IgG ID CF EIA IgM EIA IgG ID CF CF titer
Negative serologic results: completed 2 tests
11
5 ND ND ND ND
3 ND ND
6 ND ND
1 ND ND
1 ND ND ND ND
1 ND ND ND ND
1







ND
ND

Negative serologic results: completed 1 test
10 ND ND ND ND ND ND
4 ND ND ND ND ND ND
6





ND
ND
ND
ND

Positive serologic results: completed 2 tests
2 + +
1 ND ND + + + 4
1 ND ND +
1 ND ND +
1






+
+
+
16
Positive serologic results: completed 1 test
3 + ND ND ND ND
1 ND ND ND ND + 2

*EIA, enzyme immunoassay; Ig, immunoglobulin; ID, immunodiffusion; CF, complement fixation; ND, not done; –, negative test result; +, positive test result.

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1Current affiliation: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri, USA.

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