Table 3.

Significance of elevated titers in sera from patients with LB versus sera from healthy forest workers by different IgG ELISAs

AntigenOD value% of sera with OD values greater than the indicated levelP valuea
Patients with LB (n = 222)Forest workers (n = 458)
PKo>2.59.58.1>0.05
>1.517.620.3>0.05
>0.538.731.7>0.05
PBi>2.55.01.3<0.01
>1.515.37.9<0.01
>0.532.021.6<0.01
PKa2>2.55.91.7<0.01
>1.515.37.9<0.01
>0.533.322.3<0.01
B31>2.50.50.4>0.05
>1.510.54.6<0.01
>0.524.516.4<0.05
  • a Differences between patients with LB and forest workers were analyzed by Fisher’s exact test.