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Table 4 Evaluation of accuracy, precision, and recovery of TAFC and bmGT from spiked sputum samples (mean ± SD)

From: Sputum signatures for invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in patients with underlying respiratory diseases (SPARED): study protocol for a prospective diagnostic trial

Spiked TAFC & bmGT
(ng/mL)
Detected TAFC
(%deviation)
Detected bmGT
(%deviation)
TAFC Recovery
% (%RSD)
bmGT Recovery
% (%RSD)
0 Not detected Not detected Not applicable Not applicable
5 4.9 ± 0.3 (−1.6) 4.8 ± 0.4 (−3.1) 98.4 ± 0.1 (5.2) 96.9 ± 0.1 (7.3)
40 38.7 ± 1.2 (−3.3) 39.0 ± 2.9 (−2.5) 96.7 ± 3.0 (3.1) 97.5 ± 7.3 (7.4)