TABLE 1.

M. haemofelis antigens recognized during the humoral immune response in six cats experimentally infected with the organism

Calculated molecular mass (kDa) of antigen bandNo. of animals reacting to individual bands at the following dpi:
−7015294357718599111125139153
970001244434344
930000022222222
78a0045566565566
68a0056666666666
60a0046666656555
540011343346666
530000111111111
48a0044566666666
38a0045566666666
350000043444555
29, 250016666666666
    Avg no. of bands detected003.85.76.58.58.28.28.28.78.58.88.8
  • a These bands were recognized by all cats and tended to be recognized first and were thus considered the major antigenic determinants.