TABLE 7.

Decreased staining intensity of Brucella IgM and IgG lateral flow assays during follow-up of treated patients

Period (mo) (n)aNo. of serum samples with the indicated staining intensity in:
Brucella IgM flow assayBrucella IgG flow assay
Negative+/−1+2+3+4+Negative+/−1+2+3+4+
Initial sample (26)911492537623
0-1 (16)41335122544
1-2 (23)91391319721
2-3 (16)653223542
3-6 (18)9545247
>6 (21)15337671
  • a n, number of samples.