TABLE 2.

Serological results for the three groups of patients

Groupa (n)Wright testCoombs testNo. positive by the rose bengal test/total (%)
No. with a score of ≥1:160/total (%)RangebNo. with a score of ≥1:320/total (%)Range
A (8)6/90 (7)Neg-1:1,28045/90 (50)Neg-1:5,12019/90 (21)
B (9)17/122 (14)Neg-1:16062/122 (51)Neg-1:40,96034/122 (28)
C (18)0/34 (0)Neg-1:405/34 (15)Neg-1:6400/34 (0)
  • a Group A, focal-disease patients; group B, nonfocal-disease patients; group C, asymptomatic subjects.

  • b Neg, negative.