TABLE 2.

 Reactions of anti-CCHFV serum samples to full-length rNP of CCHFV (His-CCHFV rNP) and truncated NP fragments

SampleSpeciesAntibody titer to CCHFV by IIFReaction of NP fragmentb
His- CCHFV rNPGST- CCHFV NPc
12345
MAba to GSTMouse+++++
Anti-His-CCHFV rNPRabbit>640++
Serum 1Human>640++
Serum 2Human320++
Serum 3Human>640++
Serum 4Human>640++
  • a MAb, monoclonal antibody.

  • b Negative (−) and positive (+) reactions of tested sera to full-length or truncated NP fragments in Western blotting.

  • c The numbers 1 to 5 indicate the name of the truncated fragment (Fig. 1).