Table 1

Borrelia specific IgM comparing recombinant antigen assay (LIAISON®) and purified flagella assay (IDEIA™). Consecutive, unselected samples.

Purified flagella Borrelia IgM (IDEIA™)


POS

EQV

NEG


Recombinant antigen Borrelia IgM (Liaison®)

POS

3

1

6

10

EQV

0

0

0

0

NEG

33

6

308

347

36

7

314

357


Bowker's test statistic 25.7; p < 0.0001

Petersen et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2008 8:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-8-4

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