Table 4.

Percentages of individuals with serum antibodies toC. trachomatis, pneumoniae, or psittaciantigens as determined by microimmunofluorescence test

BacteriaSerum antibody% of patients with acute C. trachomatis urogenital infection ( n = 25 )% of healthy blood donors (n = 19)Statistical analysis (chi-square test) between both groupsa
C. trachomatisIgG44115.81;  P = 0.016
IgM40NS
IgA00NS
C. pneumoniaeIgG72423.99;  P = 0.046
IgM00NS
IgA00NS
C. psittaciIgG00NS
IgM00NS
IgA00NS
  • a NS, not significant.