Table 6.

Optimal combinations of various antigens from different strains in IgG WBa

Homologs of all three strains (PKa2, PKo, PBi)bProteins of one strain onlySpecificity (%)Sensitivity (%)
p83/100p58p39p30p21OspCOspC (PBi)p17b (PBi)p56 (PKa2)p43 (PKo)p17 (PKo)p14 (PKo)
++++++100.051.3
+++++++++97.957.7
+++++++97.258.2
+++++++++++96.561.4
+++++++++99.357.7
+++++++98.658.2
+++++++++++97.261.4
  • a At least two reactive bands were required for a positive WB. The recommended combination is boxed.

  • b At least one of the homologs of the three strains was reactive.