TABLE 2.

IgG WB reactivity against recombinant DbpA proteins from B. burgdorferi sensu stricto, B. afzelii, and B. garinii of LB patients and controls

Patient/control groupNo. of positive WBs/no. of samples
TotalrDbpA
B. afzelii A91B. garinii 40B. burgdorferi sensu stricto IA
NBa9/104/105/102/10
LAb7/105/103/102/10
Syphilis0/50/50/50/5
Positive for RF0/50/50/50/5
IgM positive for EBV0/50/50/50/5
Blood donors0/50/50/50/5
  • a Two samples reacted with two DbpAs.

  • b Two samples reacted with two or three DbpAs.