TABLE 1.

Frequency of positive titers of antibodies to six epitopes restricted to M. tuberculosis during treatment

EpitopeAntigenNo. of positive titersa
S+C+SC+SC
Day 0Day 7>Day 7Day 0>Day 7Day 0>Day 7
TB2319 kDa1316270001
TB6816 kDa1419291313
TB7138 kDa2225351214
TB7238 kDa2728351414
TB78hsp651920331124
ML34LAMb1922322222
Any3536382436
  • a S+C+, smear- and culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis (n = 40); SC+, smear-negative, culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis (n = 7); SC, smear- and culture-negative pulmonary tuberculosis with response to treatment (n = 7).

  • b LAM, lipoarabinomannan.