Table 1.

Serum antibody responses to whole C. trachomatis antigens determined by immunoblot analysis

Subjects and analysisMedian age in years (range)% FemaleResponse (mean no. detectable bands ± SD) to antigen by antibody:
IgGIgMIgA
Patients with acute urogenitalC. trachomatisinfection32 (17–65)2718.4 ± 9.32 ± 211.1 ± 8.0
Healthy blood donors28 (20–39)295.6 ± 5.20.5 ± 0.73.3 ± 3.7
Statistical analysis (P)a<0.00010.00040.0001
  • a Results (P values) from Student's t test analysis of indicated antibody responses of both groups to C. trachomatis antigens.