Table 4.

Evaluation of addition of various antigens to IgG WB containing the protein combinationsa shown in Table 2

Antigen/strainLoss of specificity (%)Gain of sensitivity (%)
p58/PKa20.71.6–4.2
p58/PKo2.86.9–9.0
p58/PBi0.71.6–2.6
p30/PKa23.51.6–3.2
p30/PKo0.71.1–2.1
p30/PBi2.12.1–3.7
p21/PKa20.02.1–3.2
p21/PKo0.01.1–1.6
p21/PBi0.01.6–3.2
p56/PKa20.00.5–2.1
p43/PKo5.0–6.49.0–11.1
p17/PKo2.8–3.58.5–11.6
p14/PKo0.75.3–6.9
  • a Calculated for combinations with specificities of >95%.