Comparison of Blood (1->3)-β-D-Glucan Levels in AIDS-Related Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia and AIDS-Related Progressive Disseminated Histoplasmosis. Michael Saccente, Gayathri Krishnan. Clinical Infectious Diseases, ciab277, https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab277. Relevance: Beta D glucan is a noninvasive test used for diagnosis of fungal infections and is helpful in patients with immunosuppressed conditions.
Dr. Krishnan et al also published a case report in the Arkansas Journal of Medicine, “GCA Masquerading as Altered Mental Status and Diarrhea”.