Table 2

Imaging data corresponding to patients included in the study distributed by diagnostic category; [n (%)]
Total Colonised Aspergillosis
Probable Proven Probable + Proven
No. patients with chest Rx 244 105 125 14 139
Infiltrates 134 (54.9) 46 (43.8) 76 (60.8)a 12 (85.7)a 88 (63.3)a
Nodules 37 (15.2) 13 (12.4) 24 (19.2) 0 (0.0) 24 (17.3)
Cavitations 21 (8.6) 0 (0.0) 19 (15.2)a 2 (14.3)a 21 (15.1)a
Pleural effusion 25 (10.2) 7 (6.7) 16 (12.8) 2 (14.3) 18 (12.9)
Worsening radiological findings 58 (23.8) 7 (6.7) 43 (34.4)a 8 (57.1)a 51 (36.7)a
No. patients with CT Scan 139 (56.7) 49 (46.2) 79 (63.2)a 11 (78.6)a 90 (64.7)a
Infiltrates 78 (56.1) 19 (39.6) 48 (60.0)a 11 (100)a 59 (64.8)a
Nodules 56 (40.3) 14 (28.6) 39 (49.4)a 3 (27.3) 42 (46.7)a
Cavitations 33 (23.7) 5 (10.2) 23 (29.1)a 5 (45.5)a 28 (31.1)a
Halo sign 4 (2.9) 0 (0.0) 3 (3.8) 1 (9.1) 4 (4.4)
Air crescent sign 3 (2.2) 0 (0.0) 3 (3.8) 0 (0.0) 3 (3.3)

ap ≤ 0.05 vs. colonised.

Barberan et al.

Barberan et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 12:295   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-295

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