TABLE 1.

Serology, culture, and DNA amplification results for 48 patients with Bartonella-induced endocarditis

Patient (reference)IgG titer by MIF assayResults of aProven diagnosis
B. henselaeB. quintanaSpecific blood culturePCR with fresh bloodValvular culturePCR with valve tissue
1 (25)3,200400NDB. henselaeB. henselae
2 (25)1,600800NDB. henselaeB. henselae
3 (25)12,800400B. henselaeB. henselaeB. henselae
4 (25)00B. henselaeB. henselae
5 (6)6,4001,600B. henselaeB. henselaeNDNDB. henselae
63,2003,200B. henselaeB. henselaeB. henselae
71,600200NDNDB. henselaeB. henselae
83,2001,600NDB. henselaeB. henselae
91,600800NDNDNDB. henselaeB. henselae
103,2001,600B. henselaeB. henselaeNDNDB. henselae
11 (25)12,80051,200B. quintanaB. quintana
12 (25)3,2003,200B. quintanaB. quintana
13 (25)51,20051,200B. quintanaB. quintanaNDNDB. quintana
14 (25)51,2006,400B. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
15 (7)3,2003,200B. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
16 (7)3,2001,600B. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
17 (7)3,2003,200B. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
18 (18)12,800800B. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
193,20012,800B. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
2040050NDNDB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
218001,600NDNDB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
22200400B. quintanaNDB. quintanaB. quintana
2320012,800B. quintanaB. quintana
241,600800B. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
256,4003,200NDNDB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
263,2001,600NDNDB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
276,400800NDB. quintanaB. quintana
283,2001,600NDB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
291,6001,600NDB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
303,2003,200NDB. quintanaB. quintana
313,2001,600NDNDNDB. quintanaB. quintana
32800400B. quintanaB. quintana
338001,600B. quintanaB. quintana
34400400B. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
35400800NDNDB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
36400400NDB. quintanaB. quintana
371,6003,200NDB. quintanaB. quintana
381,600800NDB. quintanaB. quintana
391,6001,600NDB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
403,2001,600B. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
413,2001,600NDB. quintanaB. quintana
421,6003,200NDNDNDB. quintanaB. quintana
433,2001,600NDNDNDB. quintanaB. quintana
443,2003,200NDNDNDB. quintanaB. quintana
45200800NDNDB. quintanaB. quintana
46200800NDNDB. quintanaB. quintana
47200800NDB. quintanaB. quintanaB. quintana
48200800NDNDB. quintanaB. quintana
  • a +, positive; −, negative; ND, not determined.