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Item Value
ClinicalQuestion Does my patient have histoplasmosis?
TestEntryNumber 504
TestCode HSTO
TestName Fungal Culture, other fungi
Synonyms H. capsulatum; Histoplasma capsulatum
Comment Most useful in patients who are not immunosuppressed.
Sensitivity M band is found in approx. 70% of patients with acute or chronic H. capsulatum infection
Specificity Unknown
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