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Fig. 4

From: Measuring (1,3)-β-D-glucan in tracheal aspirate, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, and serum for detection of suspected Candida pneumonia in immunocompromised and critically ill patients: a prospective observational study

Fig. 4

a BDG levels categorized by fungal cultural results in different types of specimens. **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001. TA = endotracheal aspirate; BAL = bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. b Binary correlation of values of TA BDG and BAL BDG. r = correlation coefficient. Statistical evaluations were performed using the Mann-Whitney U test in A and using Pearson’s correlation coefficient in b

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