TABLE 1.

Overview of experiments performed in assessment of three MIF assays for detection of C. pneumoniae IgM, IgG, and IgA antibodies

Serum sourceMethodIg antibody class testeda
IgMIgGIgA
Group I (n = 83)WRF+++
MRL+++
LAB++ND
Group II (n = 37)WRF++ND
MRL++ND
LAB++ND
Group III (n = 100)WRFND++
MRLND++
LABNDNDND
  • a ND, not done; +, tested.