TABLE 2.

Results of the IgM reaction in sera from 140 patients with CAP by MySet test and other serological tests

Organism(s)No. of patients with positive reaction for IgM by:
MySet testMIF testAniLab EIA
C. pneumoniae (n = 41)a414141
Bacteria (n = 99)7b00
  • a Paired serum samples from 41 patients with positive reactions for IgM in all serological tests showed significant changes in IgA and/or IgG antibody titers, and all patients were diagnosed with C. pneumoniae pneumonia.

  • b Seven patients with negative IgM reactions by both the AniLab EIA and the MIF test were negative by rEIA.