Description of the 31 subjects in the study

Demographic or clinical characteristicNo. of patients with the characteristic
or value(s) for the characteristic
Age (yr), median (range)64 (27–80)
    White, non-Hispanic23
    White, Hispanic3
Time of assay from diagnosis (days), median (range)15 (6–98)
Underlying disease
    Chronic lung disease8
    Heart disease4
    Rheumatologic disease2
Immunosuppressive therapy2
Type of coccidioidomycosis
    Serologically positive only5
    Pulmonary nodule or cavity13
    Acute pneumonia13
Complement-fixing serology titer, median (range)1:4 (negative to 1:64)
Antifungal therapy