Table 3.

Specificities and sensitivities of IgG WB of whole-cell lysates of different strains by use of proposed interpretation criteriaa

StrainInterpretation criterionSpecificity (%)Sensitivity (%)
PKa2≥1 reactive band of p83/100, p58, p56, OspC, p21, and p17a96.550.8
PKo≥2 reactive bands of p83/100, p58, p43, p39, p30, OspC, p21, p17, and p1497.956.1
PBi≥1 reactive band of p83/100, p39, OspC, p21, and p17b97.256.1
  • a Results of preceding study (18).