Table 1.

Percentage of persons with measles-specific IgM and IgG by week after measles vaccination for the 209 children who were IgM- and IgG-negative prior to vaccination

EIA resultRate of result (%) from:
Week 1 (n = 52)aWeek 2 (n = 49)Week 3 (n = 52)Week 4 (n = 48)Weeks 5 and 6 (n = 8)
IgM
 Negative9831152950
 Positive261796050
 Borderline086100
IgG
 Negative10080171313
 Positive014818588
 Borderline06220
Median no. of days after vaccination714212832.5
Range7–1013–1718–2325–2932–39
  • a Number of children who returned for follow-up visit.