Table 3

Discrepant specimen resultsa

Specimen ID no.SourceIMMY LFA resultLFA titerIMMY EIA resultEIA titerMeridian EIA resultIMMY latex test resultLatex test titerGXM serotype
058SerumPOS<1:5POS1:5NEGQNSNANA
804SerumPOS1:44POS1:40NEGQNSNANA
122SerumPOS1:35POS1:40NEGQNSNANA
104SerumPOS1:14POS1:5NEGQNSNANA
953SerumPOS1:17POS1:5NEGQNSNANA
207SerumPOS1:59POS1:80NEGQNSNANA
749SerumPOS<1:5POS1:5NEGQNSNANA
894SerumPOS<1:5POS1:5NEGQNSNANA
046SerumPOS<1:5POS1:5NEGQNSNANA
520SerumPOS1:14POS1:5NEGQNSNANA
806SerumPOSQNSPOS1:20NEGQNSNANA
309SerumNEGNAPOS1:5NEGQNSNANA
777CSFPOSQNSNEGNANEGNEGNANA
287SerumPOS1:12POS1:5NEGPOSQNSC-like
028SerumPOS<1:5POS1:5NEGPOS1:2INDETERM
603SerumPOS1:86POS1:40INDETERMPOS1:32C-like
963CSFPOS1:10POS1:5NEGNEGNAINDETERM
050SerumPOS1:27POS1:10INDETERMPOS1:8INCONb
497SerumPOS1:105POS1:320NEGPOS1:32C-like
378SerumPOS<1:5POS1:5NEGPOS<1.2INDETERM
161SerumNEGNAPOS1:5NEGNEGNAINDETERM
780SerumPOS<1:5POS1:10NEGPOS<1:2INDETERM
785SerumPOS1:62POS1:320NEGPOS1:128C-like
  • a Abbreviations: POS, positive; NEG, negative; NA, not applicable; QNS, quantity of the specimen was not sufficient for repeat testing; INDETERM, indeterminate; INCON, inconclusive; GXM, glucuronoxylomannan.

  • b MAb reactivity was not typical of patterns observed with GXM from the four major serotypes.