Table 1.

Cross-reactivity ofRhodotorula mannan with various rabbit antisera against Leptospira strains

Strain of leptospires used in immunizationSerogroupExtent of cross-reactivity (avg absorbance)a
L. biflexa patoc Patoc ISemarangaS (1.093)
L. borgpetersenii jules JulesHebdomadisM (0.406)
L. borgpetersenii nona NonaHebdomadisS (0.990)
L. borgpetersenii worsfoldi WorsfordHebdomadisM (0.390)
L. interrogans autumnalis Akiyami AAutumnalisS (0.983)
L. interrogans canicola GaltoniCanicolaW (0.247)
L. interrogans canicola MalayaCanicolaM (0.500)
L. interrogans canicola MoultonCanicolaS (0.816)
L. interrogans copenhageni ShibauraIcterohaemorrhagiaeW (0.186)
L. interroganshebdomadis HebdomadisHebdomadisM (0.712)
L. interrogans icterohaemorrhagiae OkinawaIcterohaemorrhagiaeW (0.184)
L. interrogansicterohaemorrhagiae CF-1IcterohaemorrhagiaeS (0.842)
L. interrogans icterohaemorrhagiae RGAIcterohaemorrhagiaeW (0.273)
L. interroganskremastos KyotoHebdomadisW (0.385)
L. interrogansnaam NaamIcterohaemorrhagiaeS (0.953)
L. interroganssmithi SmithIcterohaemorrhagiaeM (0.536)
L. kirschneri kabura KaburaHebdomadisS (1.129)
L. kirschneri kambale KambaleHebdomadisS (1.105)
L. kirschneri ndahmbukuje NdahmbukujeIcterohaemorrhagiaeM (0.581)
L. meyeriperameles PeramelesMiniS (0.894)
L. santarosai beye BeyeMiniM (0.691)
L. santarosai borincana BorincanaHebdomadisS (1.048)
L. santarosai maru MaruHebdomadisS (0.835)
L. weilii samin SarminSarminW (0.196)
L. interrogans australis BallicoAustralis— (0.041)
L. interrogans canicola HondUtrecht IVCanicola— (0.037)
L. interroganspomona PomonaPomona— (0.055)
L. interrogans wolffi 3705Sejroe— (0.031)
  • a Triplicate assays were carried out by using each 1,000-fold-dilution serum, and the average data are shown in parentheses. Positive cross-reactivity is shown depending on its extent: strong (S), medium (M), or weak (W). —, no reaction.