Table 1.

Antigenic characteristics of astrovirus-positive stoolsa 

Sample no.Result of EIA based on:Cell culture resultSerotype
Rabbit antiserumMAb 8G4MAb 5B7
3++NTNTNT
43±++2
50++±NTNT
72+NTNT
78+++NTNT
82+±+1
96+±NT
103++NTNT
108++±+1
111++++1
119NT++2
132++NT+1
144++NT+1
182+++NTNT
201++++1
203+++NT
199+NTNT
227+++1
255++±+1
263++±NT
264+±NT
265++±+1
271++++1
275++NTNT
315NT+++1
338NT++1
353NT++3
359NT+++1
385NT++1
386NT+++1
  • a NT, not tested. Cell culture, adapted to cell culture on Caco 2 cells. Serotype, determined by microneutralization assay. ++, >200 OD units; +, >100 OD units; ±, equivocal; −, negative.