TABLE 3.

Performance of the IMFA with sera displaying an equivocal EBV-specific antibody profile (VCA IgG+, VCA IgM+, EBNA-1 IgG+)

Serum no.Presence of HAIMFA resultVCA IgG avidity (%)Presence of EBV DNA in serum
196
275
3100
481.5
575
6W+a7
7W+91.6
8100
9100
10W+33
11W+68
12W+87.7
13W+97.3
14W+82
15W+56.5
16++17.8+
17++39.3+
18+W+12.39+
19W+NDb+
20W+ND+
  • a W+, weakly positive.

  • b ND, not done.