Table 5

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

Purified flagella antigen Borrelia IgM (IDEIA™)


POS

EQV

NEG


Recombinant antigen Borrelia IgM (LIAISON®)

POS

3

0

1

4

EQV

2

0

0

2

NEG

48

16

10

74

53

16

11

80*


*460 samples negative in the purified flagella IgM test (IDEIA™) were not tested in the recombinant antigen IgM assay (LIAISON®).

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

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