TABLE 2.

Specificity of MAPIA with cyst-stage proteins and peptides

Serum panelReactivity with T. solium antigens (% of serum samples)
sTs14sTsRS2sTs18var1sTsRS1rT24HrGP50Any 8-kDa antigenAny 8-kDa antigen or rT24HAny 8-kDa antigen or rGP50rT24H or rGP50Any antigen
Normal sera
    U.S. residents (n = 100)01410066606
    Egyptian residents (n = 15)00000000000
Heterologous infection sera
    S. mansoni (n = 101)11012035325
    Others (n = 37)00000000000
Specificity (%; n = 311)99.799.498.799.499.410097969799.496