Table 1—

Patients with cystic fibrosis and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

Patient numberAge yrsSexWheezingPulmonary infiltrateA. fumigatus in sputumSkin-prick test against A. fumigatusTotal IgE IU·mL−1IgE against A. fumigatus RAST*IgG against A. fumigatus EU·mL−1#Blood differential cell count % eosinophils
116F++++7142588ND
211F+++6178213378
327M+++66062221ND
413F++++1817252420
525M++++415912575
623F+++533725768
722M++++48953172ND
831M++++360112811
919F++++929167811
1016M+++535015306
1113M+++3830236917
Mean±sem or fraction of passed criteria19.6±26M/5F9/119/1111/1111/113509±66510/11571±18/11
  • F: female

  • M: male

  • A. fumigatus: Aspergillus fumigatus

  • IgE: immunoglobulin E

  • RAST: radioallergosorbent test

  • IgG: immunoglobulin G

  • ND: no data

  • +: positive

  • −: negative

  • *: 0=nondetectable, 1=low, 2=moderate, 3=high

  • #: normal up to 40 Eu·mL−1