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Table 1 Clinical and laboratory characteristics of the 6 patients in this case series

From: Aspergillus spondylitis: case series and literature review

Cases Age Sex Symptom Species Level CRP
(mg/L)
ESR
(mm/h)
(Fungal G test for 1–3-β-D glucan (pg/mL),100.5–151.5: the early infection; <100.5:-; >151.5:+ (GM test for Aspergillus) Immunological test for Aspergillus(ug/L); <0.65:-;  ≥ 0.85:+; 0.65–0.85:±
1 67 Male Back pain with radiating pain in the bilateral rib area A. fumigatus T3–5 9.22 66 1744.3(+) 0.66(±)
2 (presentation) 68 Male Back pain, urinary retention, numbness and weakness in the limbs A. fumigatus T12-L2 44.89 34 181.4(+) 0.37(−)
3 50 Female Back pain, fever A. fumigatus L3–4 115
4 48 Male Back pain A. fumigatus L4–5 23 62.43(−)
5 43 Male Back pain, fever A. niger L4–5 34.88 32
6 66 Male Back pain, fever Aspergillus spp. L2–3 15.74 45