TABLE 1.

Percentage of serum samples from patients with CL and ChD positive for reactivity to recombinant L. braziliensis histone H1 and the synthetic peptides, homologous to regions of L. braziliensis histone H1.

Serum sample source% Serum samples positive
Recombinant L. braziliensis histone H123061230632306523067230692307123073
Patients with CL66.612.5011.746.818.7512.90
Patients with ChD40000400100