Tag: Galactomannan

The Secret of Galactomannan – Utility in IPA

Galactomannan is a component of the cell wall of both Aspergillus spp and Penicillium spp. This component is secreted during the growth phase of the fungus, and higher galactomannan levels are correlated with fungal load in tissues. This is the general structure of the galactomannan: The test of choice is a sandwich ELISA. The double-sandwich

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