TABLE 1.

Details of organisms and results of ELISA specificity tests

OrganismIsolate no.SourceaAbsorbance (450 nm)b
Absidia corymbifera 101040CBS0.027
Absidia glauca 1CRT0.032
Absidia spinosa 3CRT0.000
Acremonium atrogriseum 306.85CBS0.083
Acremonium blochii 424.93CBS0.006
Alternaria alternata 42CRT0.000
Apophysomyces elegans 658.93CBS0.007
Subgenus Aspergillus
    Section Aspergillus
        Eurotium amstelodami34CRT0.866
    Section Restricti
        Aspergillus restrictus116.50CBS0.938
Subgenus Fumigati
    Section Fumigati
        Aspergillus fumigatus181CRT1.020
        Aspergillus fumigatusAFCCRT0.935
        Aspergillus fumigatusAF293SK1.213
        Neosartorya fischeri var. fischeri681.77CBS1.105
    Section Cervini
        Aspergillus cervinus537.65CBS0.667
Subgenus Ornati
    Section Ornati
        A. ornatus (Hemicarpenteles ornatus)184CRT1.381
Subgenus Clavati
    Section Clavati
        Aspergillus clavatus514.65CBS1.307
Subgenus Nidulantes
    Section Nidulantes
        Aspergillus nidulans (Emericella nidulans var. nidulans)542.83CBS1.133
        Aspergillus nidulansA4FGSC1.237
        Aspergillus nidulansA26FGSC1.075
        Emericella quadrilineata591.65CBS1.045
    Section Versicolores
        Aspergillus versicolor599.65CBS1.120
    Section Usti
        Aspergillus ustus209.92CBS0.510
    Section Terrei
        Aspergillus terreus var. terreus601.65CBS1.186
    Section Flavipedes
        Aspergillus niveus (Fennelia nivea)261.73CBS1.085
Subgenus Circumdati
    Section Wentii
        Aspergillus wentii229.67CBS0.000
    Section Flavi
        Aspergillus flavus91856iiiIMI1.053
        Aspergillus oryzae29CRT0.963
    Section Nigri
        Aspergillus niger102.40CBS1.433
        Aspergillus niger121.49CBS1.155
        Aspergillus niger522.85CBS1.057
        Aspergillus niger553.65CBS1.066
    Section Circumdati
        Aspergillus ochraceous625.78CBS1.249
    Section Candidi
        Aspergillus candidus266.81CBS0.541
Aureobasidium pullulans 657.76CBS0.015
Botrytis cinerea R2CRT0.077
Candida albicans SC5314SB0.000
Candida dubliniensis 8500CBS0.015
Candida glabrata 4692CBS0.000
Chaetomium globosum 147.51CBS0.013
Cladosporium herbarum 159.59CBS0.067
Cryptococcus neoformans 5728CBS0.010
Cryptococcus neoformans 7779CBS0.009
Cunninghamella bertholletiae 182.84CBS0.012
Exophiala dermatitidis 153.94CBS0.024
Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis422.90CBS0.000
Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. pisi260.50CBS0.005
Fusarium solani 224.34CBS0.034
Fusarium solani 80CRT0.056
Fusarium solani var. petrophilum102256CBS0.006
Fusarium verticillioides 539.79CBS0.000
Geotrichum capitatum 327.86CBS0.014
Mucor fragilis 4CRT0.033
Mucor hiemalis var. silvaticus50CRT0.002
Paecilomyces variotii 339.51CBS0.163
P. variotii 17.1CRT0.143
Penicillium brevicompactum 210.28CBS0.571
Penicillium cinnabarinum 39CRT0.885
Penicillium chrysogenum 105CRT1.248
Penicillium citrinum 139.45CBS0.556
Penicillium cyclopium 123.14CBS0.630
Penicillium dierckxii 250.66CBS0.629
Penicillium expansum 106CRT1.141
Penicillium jensenii 43CRT1.115
Penicillium islandicum 338.48CBS0.004
Penicillium marneffei 101038CBS0.093
Penicillium marneffei 669.95CBS0.057
Penicillium melinii 218.30CBS0.486
Penicillium purpurogenum 364.48CBS0.006
Penicillium roqueforti 221.30CBS0.347
Penicillium simplicissimum 220.30CBS0.500
Penicillium spinulosum 108CRT1.290
Penicillium variabile 385.48CBS0.037
Phialophora verrucosa 225.97CBS0.021
Pseudallescheria boydii 835.96CBS0.004
Rhizomucor miehei 360.92CBS0.005
Rhizopus microsporus var. rhizopodiformis102277CBS0.020
Rhizopus oryzae 146.90CBS0.016
Rhizopus oryzae 395.54CBS0.010
Rhizopus sexualis var. sexualis209090IMI0.000
Rhizopus stolonifer G1CRT0.000
Saksenaea vasiformis 133.90CBS0.030
Scedosporium prolificans 742.96CBS0.010
Scedosporium prolificans 100391CBS0.025
Stachybotrys chartarum 485.48CBS0.017
Talaromyces flavus 437.62CBS0.051
Talaromyces stipitatus 266.91CBS0.046
Trichoderma longibrachiatum 446.95CBS0.000
Trichoderma pseudokoningii 500.94CBS0.000
Verticillium coccosporum GD2/B8CRT0.000
Wallemia sebi 196.56CBS0.043
  • a CBS, Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Utrecht, The Netherlands; FGSC, Fungal Genetics Stock Centre, University of Missouri, Kansas City; CRT, C. R. Thornton; IMI, International Mycological Institute, Egham, England; SB, S. Bates, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter; SV, S. Krappman, Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Genetics, Georg-August-University, Gottingen, Germany.

  • b Each value represents the mean of replicate values. Threshold absorbance value for detection of antigen, ≥0.100.