Band | Significance for the following laboratories^{a}: | ||||||
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A | B | C | D (B. afzelii) | D (B. garinii) | E | F | |

p83/100 | ^{***}^{*} | ^{*} | ^{***}^{*} | ^{***} | ^{**} | ||

p58 | ^{***}^{*} | ^{**} | ^{***} | ^{*} | ^{***}^{*} | ||

p41 | ^{**} | ^{**} | ^{*} | ^{*} | ^{***} | ||

p39 | ^{***}^{*} | ^{*} | ^{*} | ^{**} | ^{**} | ||

OspC | ^{**} | ^{**} | |||||

p17 | ^{*} | ^{*} | ^{***}^{*} | ^{**} | |||

IgM p41 | ^{***}^{*} | ^{**} | ^{***} | ^{***}^{*} | ^{***} | ||

IgM OspC | ^{***}^{*} | ^{***} | ^{***}^{*} | ^{***}^{*} | ^{***}^{*} | NA | ^{**} |

↵a Symbols and abbreviations: ∗,

*P*value, <0.2; ∗∗,*P*value <0.05; ∗∗∗,*P*value <0.01; ∗∗∗∗,*P*value <0.001; NA; not applicable.*P*values were determined by chi-square test (one degree of freedom). OspC bands were not observed in laboratory E.