Table 1.

Monoclonal antibodies to ECV: isotypes and reactivities in ELISA, Western blot assay, and IHC

Monoclonal antibodyIsotypeELISA resultaWestern blot resultIHC resultb
1A8IgG1+Weak
3C9IgG1+++Medium
3C10IgG2a++++Strong
4B6IgG1++Medium
4B12IgG1+++Strong+
5E6IgG1++Medium+
6B3IgG1+Weak
7A4IgM+++Negative
8F2IgG1++++Strong+
9B8IgG1+++Strong+
9D2IgG1++Medium
9E9IgG1++++Strong
  • a −, negative result; +, 0.1 to 0.5 optical density units; ++, 0.5 to 1 optical density units; −−−, 1 to 2 optical density units; ++++, >2 optical density units (the optical density was measured at 620 nm).

  • b −, negative; +, positive.