Table 7.

Significance of a subset of eight discriminatory immunoblot bands in multivariable analysis

BandSignificance for the following laboratoriesa:
ABCD (B. afzelii)D (B. garinii)EF
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.