The result is not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
False positives can be caused by:
- Piperacillin-tazobactam, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid
- PLASMA-LYTE and other fluids containing sodium gluconate
- Infection with Penicillium, Alternaria, Paecilomyces, Fusarium, Histoplasma and Blastomyces, or airway colonization with above organisms
*Antifungal therapy may cause false negative results in patients with aspergillosis