TABLE 3.

Reactivity of leprosy patient sera, cavitary TB sera, and HEC and NEC sera to ML2028, ND-O-BSA, and LAMa

Sample category (total no.)Median OD (IQR)
ML2028ND-O-BSALAM
LL (37)1.11 (0.85-1.47)1.35 (1.10-1.56)2.26 (1.92-2.57)
BL (13)0.47 (0.33-0.94)1.27 (0.75-1.52)1.98 (1.80-2.34)
BT/TT (20)0.57 (0.31-0.71)0.58 (0.36-0.64)0.94 (0.76-1.42)
TB (30)0.36 (0.32-0.51)0.36 (0.30-0.43)0.78 (0.51-1.28)
HEC (42)0.36 (0.30-0.42)0.28 (0.24-0.31)0.61 (0.49-0.73)
NEC (23)0.13 (0.12-0.14)0.13 (0.13-0.14)0.14 (0.13-0.16)
  • a The medians and 25% to 75% interquartile ranges (IQR) were determined from OD values obtained from a 1:200 dilution of serum in an ELISA.