Table 3.

Correlation of results of three assays to detect fucose and fucosylated antigens in H. pylori proteolytically treated extractsa

H. pylori strain extractTest result by:
Agglutination with Lotus A lectinDot assay with Lotus A lectinImmunodot assay with:
Anti-Lex antibodyAnti-Ley antibody
97-f78++++
97-f79++++
97-f82
  • a H. pylori whole-cell samples were treated with PBS (pH 4; 20°C, 30 min) and proteinase K (0.1 mg/ml; 60°C, 1 h).