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)1,600800ND B. henselae B. henselae
3 (25)12,800400 B. henselae B. henselae B. henselae
4 (25)00 B. henselae B. henselae
5 (6)6,4001,600 B. henselae B. henselae NDND B. henselae
63,2003,200 B. henselae B. henselae B. henselae
71,600200NDND B. henselae B. henselae
83,2001,600ND B. henselae B. henselae
91,600800NDNDND B. henselae B. henselae
103,2001,600 B. henselae B. henselae NDND B. henselae
11 (25)12,80051,200 B. quintana B. quintana
12 (25)3,2003,200 B. quintana B. quintana
13 (25)51,20051,200 B. quintana B. quintana NDND B. quintana
14 (25)51,2006,400 B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
15 (7)3,2003,200 B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
16 (7)3,2001,600 B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
17 (7)3,2003,200 B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
18 (18)12,800800 B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
193,20012,800 B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
2040050NDND B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
218001,600NDND B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
22200400 B. quintana ND B. quintana B. quintana
2320012,800 B. quintana B. quintana
241,600800 B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
256,4003,200NDND B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
263,2001,600NDND B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
276,400800ND B. quintana B. quintana
283,2001,600ND B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
291,6001,600ND B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
303,2003,200ND B. quintana B. quintana
313,2001,600NDNDND B. quintana B. quintana
32800400 B. quintana B. quintana
338001,600 B. quintana B. quintana
34400400 B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
35400800NDND B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
36400400ND B. quintana B. quintana
371,6003,200ND B. quintana B. quintana
381,600800ND B. quintana B. quintana
391,6001,600ND B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
403,2001,600 B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
413,2001,600ND B. quintana B. quintana
421,6003,200NDNDND B. quintana B. quintana
433,2001,600NDNDND B. quintana B. quintana
443,2003,200NDNDND B. quintana B. quintana
45200800NDND B. quintana B. quintana
46200800NDND B. quintana B. quintana
47200800ND B. quintana B. quintana B. quintana
48200800NDND B. quintana B. quintana
  • a +, positive; −, negative; ND, not determined.