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Background. The clinical utility of Platelia Aspergillus enzyme immunoassay (EIA) for galactomannan (GM) antigen detection in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) for the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis (IA) in lung transplant recipients is not known. Methods. BAL fluid samples from consecutive lung transplant recipients who underwent bronchoscopy were prospectively analyzed for GM. Results. A total of 333 BAL samples from 116 patients were tested. Invasive aspergillosis was documented in 5.2%doi:10.1097/01.tp.0000263992.41003.33 pmid:17519782 fatcat:uhgckkuxfzd3zgo3di4swaumzy